Average Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay at The Kroger Company

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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacy Technician at The Kroger Company is $11.58.
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$9 - $17
$145 - $824
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$18,410 - $35,076

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Job Description 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 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $13.59. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Walgreen Co. and C.V.S., earning around $12.85 and $12.31, respectively. Rite Aid Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $10.52. Rite Aid Corp and CVS / Pharmacy also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.89 and $11.91, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Pharmacy Technician

Skills in Retail Pharmacy and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Data Entry and 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 $9.85 based on 24 salaries. An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.98 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.86 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.46 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Pharmacy Technician in their job title in Peoria, Illinois earn an average of 29.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (21.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (20.4% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (4.7% less) and Dayton, Ohio (4.3% less).

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