Pharmacy Technician in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Boston, Massachusetts is $15.48 per hour. A skill in Typing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,000 - $55,000
$41K
MEDIAN: $41,368
50%

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$11.60 - $22.20
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.39
10%
50%
90%

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$0$55K
Salary $41,368
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,243 - $51,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.60 - $22.20
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$51K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,243 - $51,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technicians work primarily for independent pharmacies or pharmaceutical departments of drug stores, such as CVS or Walgreens, and may also work at hospitals or clinics which dispense medication directly to patients.

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Pharmacy Technician Tasks

  • Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
  • Collect patient information for prescription and billing.
  • Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
  • Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$36,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Typing
▲11%

Data Processing
▲4%

National Average
$36,000

Customer Relations
▼2%

Insurance
▼8%

Inventory Management
▼8%

Spanish Language
▼8%

Customer Service
▼10%

Data Entry
▼10%

Retail Pharmacy
▼13%

Phone Support
▼14%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 33%