Average Early-Career Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$12.31
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$450
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $12.31.
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$10.16
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$12.31
90%
$16.64
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$0 - $450
Total Pay
$21,169 - $36,074

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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Insurance, Data Entry, Customer Service and Retail Pharmacy.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.46 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.65 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.42 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.0%
Mid Career
36.0%
Experienced
36.8%
Late Career
13.2%