Pharmacy Assistant Salary in the UK

£17,500
per year
per hour
£9.70
per hour
per year

Pharmacy Assistant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Pharmacy Assistant is £17,500 gross per year (£9.70 net per hour), which is £12,100 (-41%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Pharmacy Assistant can expect an average starting salary of £13,300. The highest salaries can exceed £25,000.
£13,300
Low
£17,500
Average salary
£25,000
High
£6.50
Low
£9.70
Average salary
£14
High

Pharmacy Assistant Salary Range

Low
£13,300
Average salary
£17,500
Experienced
£21,500
High
£25,000
Low
£6.50
Average salary
£9.70
Experienced
£12.20
High
£14
Among pharmacy assistants, Early Career Pharmacy Assistants have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Pharmacy Assistants tend to have the highest salaries.

Pharmacy Assistant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Pharmacy Assistant£22K/year
+23% 
Early Career Pharmacy Assistant£13K/year
 -24%

Pharmacy Assistant - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Pharmacy Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £13,300 gross per year. A mid career Pharmacy Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £17,000, while an experienced Pharmacy Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £21,500. Pharmacy Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn £23,800 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pharmacy Assistant

Late Career▲ +36%
Experienced▲ +23%
Average Salary£17,500/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -24%

Gender Breakdown

Female
83%
Male
17%

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Pharmacy Assistant - Related Salaries

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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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Pharmacy Assistant

How much does a Pharmacy Assistant make in the UK?
A Pharmacy Assistant in the UK earns an average of £17,500 gross per year, which is about £9.70 net per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Pharmacy Assistant updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Pharmacy Assistant in the UK?
The starting salary of a Pharmacy Assistant in the UK is around £13,300 gross per year. Early Career Pharmacy Assistants usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Pharmacy Assistant in the UK?
The highest salary of a Pharmacy Assistant in the UK can reach and exceed £25,000 gross per year. Senior Pharmacy Assistants usually have the highest salaries.
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