Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician earns an average wage of $11.68 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Mail Order Pharmacy and Long Term Care.

$17,201 - $44,355
$17K
$29K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,496
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$9.36 - $15.71
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$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.88
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$0$44K
Salary $17,201 - $44,355
Bonus $96.96 - $2,057
Profit Sharing $192.71 - $2,061
Commission $786
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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$19,447 - $34,216
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 446
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.36 - $15.71
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $10.04
Overtime $13.03 - $25.09
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $96.96 - $2,057
Commission $786
Profit Sharing $192.71 - $2,061
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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$19,447 - $34,216
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,827

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacy Technician

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,979

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

Pharmacy Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Pharmacy Technician in Manhattan:
"Sloan Kettering cancer center."
Sloan Kettering has many facility's through out the east side of the city I work at the business out patient facility of them all with a 300 plus patient count a day you can mix at least 100 plus scripts and easily be over whelmed like most places I've worked everyone doesn't have the same work ethics you have to stay focus do your best to be efficient, be able to take constructive criticism learn different ways of doing things get along with different cultures and personalities you need to keep up with the workflow and be able to multitask.

Pharmacy Technician in Belmont:
"Run."
This is a fast paced profit driven industry. Dealing with the public Not much thought given to staff.

Pharmacy Technician in Chattanooga:
"The amount of work over whelming."
Work for good people to earn perks and care about what you do.

Pharmacy Technician in Vancouver:
"Be patient."
Always be patient and learn as much as you can.

Pharmacy Technician in Houston:
Take advantage of the opportunity to learn. Then continue to test the market for jobs with more pay or better work-life balance.

Pharmacy Technician in Schaumburg:
"In search of more applicable employment."

Pharmacy Technician in Temple:
"Pharmacy Technician."
Become a Pharmacist. As a Technician the pay is very low for the work you do. Be prepared to stand on you feet all day and to no longer have a nome but to be called pharmacy or the tech.

Key Stats for Pharmacy Technician

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1108 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Pharmacy Technician Salaries






National Average
$25,000

▼1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼1%

▼2%

Insurance
▼2%







Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1108 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 49%