Average Certified Pharmacy Technician CPHT Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $48,760.00/year

The average annual salary of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is $48,760.00


The starting salary of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is between $34,238.00 and $40,280.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $59,950.00 and $68,943.00.

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Average Hourly Pay - $22.01/hour

The average hourly pay of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is $22.01.


The starting hourly rate is between $14.00 and $16.20 for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $31.90 and $37.00.

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$102.00 - $10,900.00
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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $48,760.00
  • Hourly Pay : $22.01
  • Weekly Pay : $885.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,769.00
  • Monthly Salary : $3,833.00

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) compared to male. Their involvement is 88% while of male is only 12%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $19.08.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $3.15 which would give a total wage of CAD22.23.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) salary would decrease to a total of $21.88, subtracting $0.35 from the last salary.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, decrease in salary is noted to a total of $21.47.

And finally, once the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $31.26.

Prominent Skills Affecting Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) is Long Term Care which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 13% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Long Term Care.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Insurance with 5%. It can be said that Insurance skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $41,446.00 whereas the highest earning is $67,776.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $67,776.00 at 39%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 15% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 1% more than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 1% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 4% less than the average salary, Experienced earns 39% more than the average salary.

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