Pharmacy Technician with Typing Skills Salary

Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills can expect wages of $12.97 per hour on average. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by the specific employer and experience level. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, a little over a half have medical insurance and roughly one-half receive dental plans. Women make up the vast majority of Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,857 - $42,785
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$43K
MEDIAN: $29,123
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$9.84 - $18.18
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$0$42K
Salary $16,857 - $42,785
Bonus $97.59 - $3,400
Profit Sharing $500
Commission $800
Total Pay (?
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$20,464 - $38,989
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.84 - $18.18
Hourly Tips $1.08
Overtime $14.11 - $29.36
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $97.59 - $3,400
Commission $800
Profit Sharing $500
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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$20,464 - $38,989
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,466

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Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacy Technician


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills include CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and Walgreen Co. For Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Safeway, Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $37K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($26K versus $45K) is great. Target Corporation, Rite Aid Corporation, and Walmart.com also offer top salaries for Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $28K, $28K, and $28K, respectively.

Known for its small paychecks, CVS Caremark Corporation actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $22K — 71 percent less than the top paying company. A few other companies with smaller-than-average paychecks include Rite Aid Pharmacy, The Kroger Company, and Rite Aid Corp. They all pay $22K.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacy Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacy Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 1,720 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacy Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 714 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 405 salaries. A Pharmacy Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 90 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,608

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills, working in the bustling city of Portland has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Pharmacy Technicians with Typing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+25 percent), Dallas (+21 percent), and Houston (+21 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in New York and Las Vegas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 620 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲24%

▲10%

National Average
$28,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 620 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 44%
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