Average Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$11.46
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $11.46.
10%
$9.79
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$11.46
90%
$15.87
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$20,383 - $35,105

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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician

Skills in Customer Service and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Retail Pharmacy and Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.31 based on 74 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Antonio, Texas (8.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 172 survey responses.
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
24.4%
Late Career
8.7%