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Certified pharmacy technician salary in United States

How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $20.24
Low $13.08
High $31.30
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a certified pharmacy technician is $20.24 per hour in the United States. 9.6k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Certified Pharmacy Technicians in United States

  1. Gee Automotive Companies
    224 reviews97 salaries reported
    $35.17per hour
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Highest paying cities for Certified Pharmacy Technicians near United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $27.10 per hour
    105 salaries reported
  2. Nashville, TN
    $21.37 per hour
    44 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $20.47 per hour
    128 salaries reported
  1. Albuquerque, NM
    $19.81 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $19.69 per hour
    126 salaries reported
  3. Plano, TX
    $19.15 per hour
    29 salaries reported
  1. Knoxville, TN
    $18.69 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  2. Memphis, TN
    $18.31 per hour
    39 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $17.91 per hour
    141 salaries reported
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Where can a Certified Pharmacy Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Certified Pharmacy Technicians

Top certifications
ASE Master Automotive Technician Certification
Top skills
Automotive Repair

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Most common benefits for Certified Pharmacy Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 406 ratings

40% of Certified Pharmacy Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Pharmacy Technician

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Average $19.74 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Certified Pharmacy Technician

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a certified pharmacy technician (CPhT)?

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