Pharmacist Assistants


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Pharmacist Assistants

Pharmacist Assistants - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by shift, employer, and the technician's level of training. Technicians may receive higher wages for working evenings or weekends. Certified technicians may earn more.

Full-time pharmacy technicians usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and health insurance. Those who work part time may not receive benefits.

Pharmacy technicians (SOC 29-2052)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $13.02 $15.44 $18.49
Yearly $27,091 $32,106 $38,468
    Champaign Area Hourly $12.10 $14.94 $17.95
Yearly $25,172 $31,073 $37,328
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $13.08 $15.36 $18.25
Yearly $27,203 $31,954 $37,966
    Cook County Hourly $13.32 $15.81 $19.23
Yearly $27,700 $32,890 $39,995
    Decatur Area Hourly $12.41 $14.25 $16.86
Yearly $25,820 $29,641 $35,071
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $12.80 $14.41 $16.83
Yearly $26,634 $29,967 $35,015
    Du Page County Hourly $13.14 $16.07 $19.44
Yearly $27,331 $33,431 $40,440
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $12.98 $14.99 $18.00
Yearly $27,001 $31,181 $37,444
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $11.72 $14.17 $17.02
Yearly $24,380 $29,478 $35,412
    Lake County Hourly $12.86 $14.73 $18.81
Yearly $26,746 $30,634 $39,127
    McHenry County Hourly $13.20 $15.57 $18.56
Yearly $27,466 $32,395 $38,608
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $12.15 $14.81 $18.01
Yearly $25,273 $30,814 $37,458
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $12.55 $14.64 $17.31
Yearly $26,109 $30,458 $36,008
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $13.75 $16.29 $18.12
Yearly $28,606 $33,888 $37,700
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $12.12 $14.89 $16.98
Yearly $25,210 $30,968 $35,324
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $12.52 $14.07 $16.30
Yearly $26,033 $29,272 $33,911
    Rockford Area Hourly $11.36 $14.06 $16.94
Yearly $23,622 $29,239 $35,234
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $11.86 $14.53 $17.18
Yearly $24,679 $30,229 $35,730
    Springfield Area Hourly $12.32 $14.88 $17.33
Yearly $25,627 $30,948 $36,054
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $12.02 $15.55 $17.89
Yearly $25,004 $32,337 $37,205
    Vermilion County Hourly $13.08 $16.91 $20.88
Yearly $27,215 $35,168 $43,421
    Will County Hourly $14.62 $17.06 $19.25
Yearly $30,411 $35,476 $40,049
United States Hourly $13.45 $16.32 $19.44
Yearly $27,980 $33,950 $40,440

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.