Average Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician Hourly Pay at CVS / Pharmacy

$10.87
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$550
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician at CVS / Pharmacy is $10.87.
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$9.32
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$10.87
90%
$13.80
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Bonus
$138 - $1,017
Total Pay
$19,429 - $29,024

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Job Description for Pharmacy Technician

The top respondents for the job title Pharmacy Technician are from the companies Walgreen's Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and The Kroger Company. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is $12.27. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Target Corporation and Walgreen Co., earning around $12.00 and $11.30, respectively. Rite Aid Pharmacy pays the lowest at around $9.34. The Kroger Company and Rite Aid Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.89 and $9.96, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacy Technician

An early career Pharmacy Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.43 based on 1,009 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacy Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.85 based on 269 salaries. An experienced Pharmacy Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.73 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,468 survey responses.
Early Career
68.7%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
3.3%