The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician with Medicaid & Medicare Billing skills at Safeway, Inc. is $17.28.
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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
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 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Walgreen Co. where the average pay is $14.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Walgreen's Pharmacy, earning around $13.80 and $12.15, respectively. Rite Aid Corp pays the lowest at around $10.64. Rite Aid Pharmacy and CVS / Pharmacy also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.12 and $11.73, respectively.
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Skills in Insurance and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Data Entry and Retail Pharmacy.