The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc in Houston, Texas is $14.45.
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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. These technicians are usually supervised by licensed pharmacists and are responsible for preparing and assembling prescriptions for patients. They must provide the highest-quality care to patients at all times and ensure that they are always fully informed about their medic…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacy Technician
The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies Walgreen's Pharmacy, CVS / Pharmacy and The Kroger Company. Reported salaries are highest at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System where the average pay is $17.26. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Kroger Company, earning around $14.10. CVS / Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $13.00. Walgreen's Pharmacy also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.81.
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Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Lynchburg, Virginia (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (15.5% less), Virginia Beach, Virginia (13.1% less) and San Antonio, Texas (8.7% less).