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Average Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.27
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$813
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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician in Los Angeles, California is $16.27.
10%
$12.19
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$16.27
90%
$25.54
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What Do Pharmacy Technicians Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacy Technician

The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen Co. and Walgreen's Pharmacy. Reported salaries are highest at Walgreen Co. where the average pay is $15.25. CVS / Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $13.54.

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What Are Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technicians?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technicians?

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 $13.44 based on 15 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.02 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.15 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.81 based on 58 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 6.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.2% less), Houston, Texas (6.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 229 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
37.1%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
25.3%
Late Career
3.9%