CVS Pharmacy Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a CVS Pharmacy Technician make in the United States? The average CVS Pharmacy Technician salary in the United States is $35,120 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $31,673 and $39,180. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a CVS Pharmacy Technician?

A pharmacy technician is a health care provider who performs pharmacy-related functions, generally working under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Pharmacy technicians work in a variety of locations (usually in community, retail, and hospital pharmacies), but can also work for long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party insurance companies, computer software companies, or in government or teaching. Job duties include dispensing prescription drugs and other medical devices to patients and instructing on their use. They may also perform administrative duti...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of CVS Pharmacy Technician in United States. The base salary for CVS Pharmacy Technician ranges from $$31,673 to $39,180 with the average base salary of $35,120. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $32,001 to $39,247 with the average total cash compensation of $35,227.

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Job Openings for CVS Pharmacy Technician
Maxim Healthcare Services - San Antonio , TX
The Pharmacy Technician performs clerical andtechnical tasks necessary tooperate a pharmacy. They collaborate with members of thepharmacy and health care team to promote totalpatient care.
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Centura Health - Colorado Springs , CO
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SSM Health Dean Medical Group - Madison , WI
This position is responsible for the job duties of the Institutional Pharmacy Technician I position if working at St Mary's Hospital Pharmacy. This position is also responsible for the active ...
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SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City - Jefferson City , MO
Current Missouri State Pharmacy Technician License required or application for licensure presented. * Previous experience as a retail Pharmacy Technician preferred. * Interpersonal skills required to ...
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