Average Late-Career Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Pharmacy Technician is $18.08.
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $24
$275 - $4,913
Profit Sharing
$496 - $3,439
Total Pay
$28,127 - $50,690

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Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy and Rite Aid Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Safeway, Inc. where the average pay is $20.14. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Walgreen Co. and Walgreen's Pharmacy, earning around $19.19 and $18.88, respectively. Rite Aid Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $15.40. Rite Aid Corp and The Kroger Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.48 and $16.55, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician

Skills in Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Customer Service, Data Entry 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 $11.39 based on 2,001 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.49 based on 8,808 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.07 based on 3,805 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.67 based on 3,305 salaries.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 36.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (16.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Orleans, Louisiana (4.5% less).

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