How much does a Pharmacy Technician make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for pharmacy technicians
The jobs requiring this license have increase by 212.20% since 2018. Pharmacy Technicians with this license earn +67.50% more than the average base salary, which is $15.36 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2012||93||increase by 93|
|2013||281||increase by 202.15%|
|2014||510||increase by 81.49%|
|2015||151||decrease by 70.39%|
|2016||74||decrease by 50.99%|
|2017||84||increase by 13.51%|
|2018||123||increase by 46.43%|
|2019||384||increase by 212.20%|
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34% of Pharmacy technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a pharmacy technician?
If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a pharmacy technician, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry, and experience.
Do pharmacy technicians get paid overtime?
Most pharmacy technicians are non-exempt employees and are therefore eligible to receive overtime pay for the hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Overtime must be paid for all hours worked over 40 in one work week.
How can pharmacy technicians make more money?
Some ways in which pharmacy technicians can make more money include continued education to gain certification, working extra hours for overtime pay and working for a new employer.