The average salary for a Pharmacist Assistant in South Africa is R185,267.
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Job Description for Pharmacist Assistant
Pharmacist assistant positions are often found at larger pharmacies, where the main pharmacist requires additional help to keep up with customer demands. For positions in which the assistant must fulfill many of the same duties as the pharmacist, a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is the standard requirement, along with a state pharmacist license. However, some jobs are limited to administrative and clerical work and do not require a degree. Both jobs have entry-level openings, but many positions r…Read more
Pharmacist Assistant Tasks
- Verify and fulfill prescription orders, ensuring accurate distribution in compliance with requisite policies.
- Organize and upkeep pharmacy environment in accordance to health standards and policies.
- Create and update patient profiles with medication information.
Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacist Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Pharmacist Assistant are from the companies New Clicks, Dischem and Netcare. Reported salaries are highest at Pharmacy1 where the average pay is R223,800. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include New Clicks, earning around R214,052. Medicare.com pays the lowest at around R60,000. Netcare also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R167,648.
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Popular Skills for Pharmacist Assistant
Stock Plan Administration
Skills in Retail Pharmacy, Customer Service, Prescription Administration, Medication Administration and Stock Plan Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist Assistant
An entry-level Pharmacist Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R120,000 based on 21 salaries. An early career Pharmacist Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R166,299 based on 558 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacist Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R193,018 based on 360 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R211,865 based on 254 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R220,357.
Years of Experience
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