How much does a Pharmacy Technician make?

Updated Dec 7, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$33,955 /yr
Average Base Pay

13,259 salaries

$25K

Low

$34K

Average

$46K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Pharmacy Technician make? The national average salary for a Pharmacy Technician is $33,955 in United States. Filter by location to see Pharmacy Technician salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 13,259 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Pharmacy Technician employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Pharmacy Technician$33,955 /yr
L3
Senior Pharmacy Technician$37,671 /yr
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Related Job Titles

Certified Pharmacy Technician

$35,619

per year

Lead Pharmacy Technician

$37,724

per year

Pharmacy Assistant

$33,677

per year

Pharmacy Clerk

$33,224

per year

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CVS Health
3

CVS Health

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $38
3,504 salaries
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$10

$38

$10 - $38 Range

CVS Health
3

CVS Health

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $8 - $25

$8

$25

$8 - $25 Range

Walgreens
3.1

Walgreens

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $6 - $42

$6

$42

$6 - $42 Range

Walgreens
3.1

Walgreens

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $25

$10

$25

$10 - $25 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $10 - $40

$10

$40

$10 - $40 Range

Kroger
3.1

Kroger

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $3 - $26

$3

$26

$3 - $26 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Pharmacy Technician

$35,209

 /yr
Range: $31K - $41K

$31K

$41K

$30,941 - $40,544 Range

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Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $8 - $25

$8

$25

$8 - $25 Range

Rite Aid
3.1

Rite Aid

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $6 - $23

$6

$23

$6 - $23 Range

Kroger
3.1

Kroger

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $7 - $21

$7

$21

$7 - $21 Range

Rite Aid
3.1

Rite Aid

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $65

$9

$65

$9 - $65 Range

Publix
3.9

Publix

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $19

$9

$19

$9 - $19 Range

Target
3.7

Target

Pharmacy Technician

$38,062

 /yr
Range: $23K - $51K

$23K

$51K

$23,417 - $50,959 Range

Kmart
3.5

Kmart

Pharmacy Technician

$32,445

 /yr
Range: $24K - $41K

$24K

$41K

$23,895 - $41,219 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Pharmacy Technician

$35,659

 /yr
Range: $27K - $54K

$27K

$54K

$26,674 - $54,414 Range

Costco Wholesale
4

Costco Wholesale

Pharmacy Technician

$50,978

 /yr
Range: $29K - $61K

$29K

$61K

$29,305 - $60,742 Range

Omnicare
2.9

Omnicare

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $23

$11

$23

$11 - $23 Range

Wegmans Food Markets
4.1

Wegmans Food Markets

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $20

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

Giant Eagle
3.4

Giant Eagle

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

Meijer
3.4

Meijer

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Pharmacy Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Pharmacy Technician is $33,955 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Pharmacy Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13259 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pharmacy Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Pharmacy Technician in United States is $45,905 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pharmacy Technician in United States is $25,116 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Pharmacy Technician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Pharmacy Technician.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent pharmacy technician salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$11
hourly
A Certified Pharmacy Technician in the Lawrence, KS Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lawrence, KS Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Grand Rapids, MI Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Grand Rapids, MI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Certified Pharmacy Technician in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$22
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician CPhT in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public