Pharmacy Assistant Salary in Australia

AU$24.80
per hour
per year
AU$41,800
per year
per hour

Pharmacy Assistant - Average Salary

The average pay for a Pharmacy Assistant is AU$24.80 per hour (AU$41,800 per year), which is AU$23,560 (-36%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Pharmacy Assistant can expect an average starting pay of AU$16.70. The highest pay rates can exceed AU$37.60.
AU$16.70
Low
AU$24.80
Average
AU$37.60
High
AU$23,700
Low
AU$41,800
Average
AU$76,400
High

Pharmacy Assistant Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$16.70
Average
AU$24.80
Experienced
AU$28.30
High
AU$37.60
Low
AU$23,700
Average
AU$41,800
Experienced
AU$49,200
High
AU$76,400
Trainee Pharmacy Assistants have the lowest salaries, while Experienced Pharmacy Assistants tend to have the highest salaries.

Pharmacy Assistant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Experienced Pharmacy AssistantAU$28.30/hour
+14% 
Retail Pharmacy AssistantAU$24.30/hour
 -2%
Trainee Pharmacy AssistantAU$19.10/hour
 -23%

Pharmacy Assistant - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Pharmacy Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average hourly pay of AU$16.70. A mid career Pharmacy Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average pay of AU$23.50, while an experienced Pharmacy Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$28.30 per hour. Pharmacy assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$31.40 per hour on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pharmacy Assistant

Late Career▲ +27%
Experienced▲ +14%
Average SalaryAU$24.80/hour
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -33%

Gender Breakdown

Female
91%
Male
9%

Pharmacy Assistant - Jobs by Location

Pharmacy Assistant - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Pharmacy Assistant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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