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Pharmacy Technician Salary

$36,386 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$440

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician is $36,386 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pharmacy Technician is between $27,577 and $43,680. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Pharmacy Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Fills prescriptions under the supervision of Pharmacist in hospital pharmacy or retail establishment, and performs a variety of other duties.
  • Mixes pharmaceutical preparations, fills bottles with prescribed tablets and capsules, and types labels for bottles.
  • Receives and stores incoming supplies.
Pharmacy Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Pharmacy Technicians

Job family population: 417,860

Estimated population of Pharmacy Technician jobs: 373,922

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,182
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Pharmacy Technician Job Listings for United States

Pharmacy Technician (IV Certified) for Home Infusion Pharmacy
Dec 7
Bedford, TX, USA
Physicians Choice Infusion
We are a growing home infusion company in the mid cities area and are are seeking a Pharmacy Technician (IV Certified) to became a part of our team! You will assist in the preparation of medications ...
Pharmacy Technician - Dispensing (Ambulatory Services) - West Clinic (3200)
Dec 6
Madison, United States
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician Dispensing (Ambulatory Services) to: - Provide multi-faceted support to pharmacists and linic staff at multiple pharmacy sites across the city of Madison ...
Pharmacy Technician
Dec 6
San Antonio, TX, USA
Pharmaceutical Strategies
As a Pharmacy Technician - Member Services, you will be responsible for being the initial point of contact for Customer Care and plan participants before the required pharmacist involvement for ...
Correctiona Facility Pharmacy Technician
Dec 6
San Francisco, United States
Rx relief
Correctional Facility Pharmacy Technician Attention Pharmacy Technicians: * Are you ready for a great new job in San Francisco, CA ? * We can get your resume to the pharmacy manager for review! * We ...
Senior Pharmacy Technician - Picking- 1157598BR
Dec 5
Indianapolis, IN, USA
CVS Health
Required Qualifications • Certification/licensed/registered pharmacy technician or as required by state law. • 1 year previous experience as a pharmacy technician or Long term care pharmacy ...

The average pay for a Pharmacy Technician is $36,386 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pharmacy Technician is between $27,577 and $43,680. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Pharmacy Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Pharmacy Technician (IV Certified) for Home Infusion Pharmacy
Dec 7
Bedford, TX, USA
Physicians Choice Infusion
We are a growing home infusion company in the mid cities area and are are seeking a Pharmacy Technician (IV Certified) to became a part of our team! You will assist in the preparation of medications ...
Pharmacy Technician - Dispensing (Ambulatory Services) - West Clinic (3200)
Dec 6
Madison, United States
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician Dispensing (Ambulatory Services) to: - Provide multi-faceted support to pharmacists and linic staff at multiple pharmacy sites across the city of Madison ...
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