Career Details

Pharmacy Technician - Josh

Career Overview

Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists to provide prescribed medication by measuring and packaging medication, organizing inventory, and dealing with customers.

Education

Completing a certificate or one-two year college program in pharmacy technology may be required to obtain this position. Some may learn this job through on-the-job training.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$21,000 /yr
$30,000 /yr
$45,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Biology
  • Math
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Science - as much as possible!
  • Communication
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

Pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies and hospitals.

Schools
References

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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