How much does a Pharmacy Technician make?

Updated Jan. 19, 2022
US$33,955 /yr
Average Base Pay

13,259 salaries

US$25K

Low

US$34K

Average

US$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$49,308 /yr
L3
Senior Pharmacy Technician$48,024 /yr
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$46,822

per year

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$48,024

per year

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$40,774

per year

Pharmacy Clerk

$42,172

per year

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Shoppers Drug Mart
3.6

Shoppers Drug Mart

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $12 - $34
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$12

$34

$12 - $34 Range

Shoppers Drug Mart
3.6

Shoppers Drug Mart

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $27

$10

$27

$10 - $27 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.8

Alberta Health Services

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $29 - $34

$29

$34

$29 - $34 Range

Fraser Health
3.8

Fraser Health

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $30 - $31

$30

$31

$30 - $31 Range

Jean Coutu
3.9

Jean Coutu

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Jean Coutu
3.9

Jean Coutu

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

RPI Consulting Group
4.6

RPI Consulting Group

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $26

$21

$26

$21 - $26 Range

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Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $11 - $31

$11

$31

$11 - $31 Range

Rexall
3.7

Rexall

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $25

$14

$25

$14 - $25 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $26

$17

$26

$17 - $26 Range

Saskatchewan Health Authority
3.7

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $34 - $35

$34

$35

$34 - $35 Range

Rexall
3.7

Rexall

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $12 - $28

$12

$28

$12 - $28 Range

Pharmaprix
3.7

Pharmaprix

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $24

$15

$24

$15 - $24 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $6 - $19

$6

$19

$6 - $19 Range

Loblaw Companies
3.6

Loblaw Companies

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

University Health Network
4

University Health Network

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $33

$27

$33

$27 - $33 Range

Safeway
3.2

Safeway

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $17 - $31

$17

$31

$17 - $31 Range

Baxter
3.8

Baxter

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $23 - $32

$23

$32

$23 - $32 Range

Uniprix
3.6

Uniprix

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Uniprix
3.6

Uniprix

Pharmacy Technician - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Pharmacy Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Pharmacy Technician is $49,308 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Pharmacy Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 406 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pharmacy Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Pharmacy Technician in Canada is $72,526 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pharmacy Technician in Canada is $33,523 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$15
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Ottawa Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$21
hourly
A Pharmacy Technician in the Montreal Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$20
hourly
A Pharmacy Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Pharmacy Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$35
hourly
A Pharmacy Student in the Vancouver Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$54,080
per year
A Pharmacy Technician in the Calgary Area area reported making $54,080 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$30
hourly
A Pharmacy Student in the Quebec Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Quebec Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$50,000
per year
A Pharmacy Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Pharmacy Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Registered Pharmacy Technician in the Vancouver Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital