The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Pharmacy Technician at Safeway, Inc. is $20.14.
Is Pharmacy Technician your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
$19 - $22
$39,024 - $45,420
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
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 CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy and Rite Aid Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Walgreen Co. where the average pay is $19.19. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Walgreen's Pharmacy and HCA, Inc., earning around $18.88 and $18.58, 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.
Pharmacy Technician Job Listings
Search for more jobs
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 $12.00 based on 6 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.11 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.35 based on 13 salaries.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 51 survey responses.