Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy Salary

A Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy earns an average wage of $10.91 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$15,130 - $36,460
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$22K
$36K
MEDIAN: $22,278
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$9.47 - $15.18
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$0$36K
Salary $15,130 - $36,460
Bonus $70.00
Profit Sharing $2,250
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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$19,621 - $32,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.47 - $15.18
Hourly Tips $2.35
Overtime $13.92 - $24.71
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $70.00
Profit Sharing $2,250
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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$19,621 - $32,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,024

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Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

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 $22,000 based on 857 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 $27,000 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 91 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 $34,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,315

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

CVS / Pharmacy Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy?

Pharmacy Technician in Martinsville:
"It's horrible. Short staffed with a huge work load."
Pros: My coworkers.
Cons: The company doesn't care about it employees.

Pharmacy Technician in Las Vegas:
"Get Experience and Leave."
Pros: The colleagues and patients are good part of the job.
Cons: Your work is crazy from the time start to time to leave.

Pharmacy Technician in Tucson:
"Wish it was still target."
Pros: Nothing at all. Wish it was still target. With the take over its like cvs is trying to force out all of us previous employees of target.
Cons: After take over of target I got hired on by cvs. Kept my pay and was told I qualified for benefits. However when enrollment came around I was given the run around saying I dont work enough hours to qualify. When you calculate my average hours per week I got 33 hours but the is still not good enough according to them when all their information clearly lists 30 hours needed to qualify. Horrible company to work for.

Pharmacy Technician in Ronkonkoma:
"It's cool."
Pros: Good education experience, I would definitely work at a pharmacy if you plan on working in the medical field or pharmacy because you learn a lot about the drugs, insurance, and customer service. CVS provides on the job training as well. It's a good opportunity.
Cons: Very stressful dealing with the pressure of lines, not having enough staff at surrent times of the day. Learning and dealing with medical information not knowing everything makes its difficult to answer questions.

Pharmacy Technician in Thomasville:
"High volume and high demand."
Pros: Helping customers to feel better.
Cons: Not enough help in the pharmacy. We need one more pharmacist. + two more technician.

Pharmacy Technician in Nashville:
"Hectic! Sometimes Understaffed!"
Pros: Customers are Friendly and Some Employees are my Friends!
Cons: Sometimes Demanding! Often don't get a Response when Calling for Assistance!

Pharmacy Technician in Augusta:
"Life in hell."
Pros: Working with the medicine and coworkers.
Cons: Every thing else, mainly how the company company doesn't care about the little people.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 309 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Pharmacy Technician Salaries

▲48%

▲31%

▲15%

National Average
$23,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries




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National Average
$23,000

▼1%

▼1%






Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 309 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 56%
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