The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician with Data Entry skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $10.49.
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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
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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 $11.35 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.00 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.28 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 62.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Orlando, Florida (19.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Macon, Georgia (9.3% less).
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