How much do pharmacy dispensers in Portsmouth get paid?

Pharmacy dispensers in Portsmouth earn

£9.08-11.64 per hour

Based on 35 employee reviews

Pharmacy dispenser salaries can range between £9.08-11.64 per hour in the Portsmouth area. This data is based on quiz results from 35 employees who live in and around Portsmouth.

What do top employers pay pharmacy dispensers?

Who are the top pharmacy dispenser employers?

  1. Pharmacy Plus
  2. Lindsay and Gilmour
  3. NHS Scotland

Who are the worst pharmacy dispenser employers?

  1. Knights Pharmacy
  2. Weldricks
  3. Morrisons

How are people paid?

By the hour 89% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 35 employees

What contracts are people on?

13% report having zero hours contracts.
3% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
32% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
52% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 31 employees

What do pharmacy dispensers do?

A pharmacy assistant has the job of serving medicine to customers, along with supporting the in-store pharmacist.

Pharmacy assistants can work in a pharmacy that is in a hospital or a shop.

They can also be called:

  • Pharmacy dispensers
  • Dispensers
  • Dispensing assistants
  • Dispenser technicians
  • Chemist’s assistants

This type of job may involve:

  • Working with customers
  • Giving customers advice on over-the-counter medicines
  • Taking in and giving out prescriptions
  • Stocking up shelves
  • Sorting out deliveries
  • Ordering and labelling products
  • Talking to GPs, nursing home workers and health workers over the phone
  • Taking payments

You may have to work on weekends and bank holidays.

This is an entry level job that can offer on-the-job training.

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