Average Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay at CVS / Pharmacy

$11.85
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$203
Bonus
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy is $11.85.
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$9.69
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$11.85
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$16.10
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Bonus
$25 - $1,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$20,194 - $34,096

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Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies Walgreen's Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and The Kroger Company. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $13.49. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Walgreen Co. and C.V.S., earning around $12.77 and $12.27, respectively. Rite Aid Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $10.49. Rite Aid Corp and The Kroger Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.87 and $11.40, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician

Skills in Retail Pharmacy, Data Entry, Insurance and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

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 $10.84 based on 195 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.37 based on 1,029 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.81 based on 275 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.63 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.6% more) and Orlando, Florida (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (12.0% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (4.4% less) and New York, New York (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,689 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.5%
Early Career
60.9%
Mid Career
16.3%
Experienced
8.5%
Late Career
2.7%