How much does a Pharmacy Assistant make?

Updated Sep. 23, 2021
$40,774 /yr
Average Base Pay

231 salaries

$32K

Low

$41K

Average

$51K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Pharmacy Assistant is $40,774 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Pharmacy Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 231 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Pharmacy Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Medical Assistant$47,688 /yr
L3
Senior Medical Assistant$41,757 /yr
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Shoppers Drug Mart
3.6

Shoppers Drug Mart

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $37
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$12

$37

$12 - $37 Range

Shoppers Drug Mart
3.6

Shoppers Drug Mart

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $0 - $27

$0

$27

$0 - $27 Range

Loblaw Companies
3.6

Loblaw Companies

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Rexall
3.6

Rexall

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

London Drugs
3.5

London Drugs

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Rexall
3.6

Rexall

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

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Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $23 - $24

$23

$24

$23 - $24 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $10 - $20

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

Pharmasave Drugs
3.8

Pharmasave Drugs

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

Medical Pharmacies
3.4

Medical Pharmacies

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $32

$15

$32

$15 - $32 Range

Loblaw Companies
3.6

Loblaw Companies

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $10 - $27

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

RPI Consulting Group
4.5

RPI Consulting Group

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $21

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

CareRx Corporation
3.1

CareRx Corporation

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $27

$14

$27

$14 - $27 Range

Real Canadian Superstore
3.5

Real Canadian Superstore

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

PocketPills
3.9

PocketPills

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $28

$17

$28

$17 - $28 Range

Covenant Health Canada
3.6

Covenant Health Canada

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $23 - $23

$23

$23

$23 - $23 Range

BioScript Solutions
4.4

BioScript Solutions

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $24

$20

$24

$20 - $24 Range

Guardian Pharmacy
3.4

Guardian Pharmacy

Pharmacy Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Pharmacy Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Pharmacy Assistant is $40,774 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Pharmacy Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 231 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pharmacy Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Pharmacy Assistant in Canada is $51,223 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pharmacy Assistant in Canada is $32,456 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$17
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Montreal Area area reported making $17 per hour
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Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
$16
hourly
A Health Care Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Vancouver Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise
$16
hourly
A Telemedicine Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$14
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $14 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$25
hourly
A Medical Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $25 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the London Area area reported making $16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$12
hourly
A Pharmacy Assistant in the Vancouver Area area reported making $12 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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