Pharmacy Technician Jobs

Pharmacy Technician Overview


Working as a Pharmacy Technician consists of more than simply counting pills under the direction of a pharmacist. These technicians perform a variety of other tasks, including customer service and clerical duties. Although Pharmacy Technicians often do work under the supervision of pharmacists to help them mix, measure and label pills and dosages, there is much more to the job than simply working behind the scenes as an assistant. Pharmacy Technicians are expected to interact with the public by greeting them, answering questions and assisting them with insurance and payment processing.

Pharmacy Technician Education Requirements


The minimum education requirement for Pharmacy Technician jobs is a high school diploma or equivalent. Because Pharmacy Technicians are expected to count and measure pills and operate a cash register, which may require making change, they should have knowledge of basic math and English skills. No experience is required to be a Pharmacy Technician as on-the-job training is typically provided. However, people with certification in pharmaceutical studies at a technical school or some degree of experience in the field might be given more preference for jobs than other candidates.

Pharmacy Technician Job Market


Because people are always in need of medications, the job market for Pharmacy Technicians has a positive outlook. Statistics project that there will be a 20 percent increase in the amount of Pharmacy Technicians employed from 2012 to 2022 as the health care industry expands. Other Pharmacy jobs in a pharmacy include being a Pharmacy Assistant.

Pharmacy Technician Salary


The median annual salary for a Pharmacy Technician is $29,320. Pharmacy Technicians who are employed at general medical and surgical hospitals, federal executive branches, colleges, universities, physicians' offices and outpatient care centers can expect to be on the higher end of the pay scale, earning as much as $40,650 annually. Additionally, those who have obtained certification as a Pharmacy Technician tend to earn more than those who merely possess a high school diploma.
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561 Pharmacy Technician jobs found on Monster.

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Busy, Independent Pharmacy Is Looking For A PART/FULL TIME PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Applicants must be registered or certified. Apply in person at 109 Eagle St. in North Adams or email resume to littlespharmacy@ hotmail.com No phone calls please...
Description: Position Description: Some people are never satisfied with what they did yesterday. We're with them. And the incredible growth of UnitedHealth Group and our Optum Rx Pharmacy Benefits business is satisfying proof that we're on to something. As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered a...
POSITION SUMMARY:Under close supervision of the Pharmacist or other supervisory/management level position in the facility, the Pharmacy Technician III will assist in the preparation and distribution of drugs, maintain drug inventory and records, and provide a variety of clerical and technical assignments to assist with all other job-related duties. This position is categorized as compliance critic...
Pharmacy Technician Onco360 was founded in 2003;Onco360’sunique service model was created to better serve the needs of oncology and hematology physicians, patients, payers, and manufacturers. Once 360 in Buffalo NY has an immediate need for a Pharmacy Technician. Position/Title:Pharmacy Technician – Reports To: Director of Pharmacy - Department: Pharmacy Job Purpose: Supports specialty oncology ph...
Pharmacy Technician - Part-Time Centennial Peaks Hospital Louisville, CO New position. Regularly scheduled 40 hours.over a two week period. Eligible for Paid Time Off! Centennial Peaks is an innovative, 74-bed hospital offering comprehensive psychiatric care for adults and adolescents. Census averages 50-60 beds. Located in Louisville, the facility serves communities in Boulder and Denver as well...
Pharmacy Technician, Pharm Tech, CPhT, PTCB, dispensing, insurance, prior authorizations, mail order, call center, doctors office, medical ofice, tech, technician, pharmacy Pharmacy Technician / CPhT / PTCB A-Line Staffing is actively in search of 5 Pharmacy Technicians in Raleigh, NC who is interested in working with a mail-order pharmacy leader. This Pharmacy Technician position is an 8 hour shi...
Pharmacy Technician, Pharm Tech, CPhT, PTCB, dispensing, insurance, prior authorizations, mail order, call center, doctors office, medical ofice, tech, technician, pharmacy PHARMACY TECHNICIAN / CPhT / PTCB A-Line Staffing is currently in need of 7 experienced registered and certified pharmacy technicians professionals who are team players and are interested in working with an mail order pharmacy...
Pharmacy Technician, Pharm Tech, CPhT, PTCB, dispensing, insurance, prior authorizations, mail order, call center, doctors office, medical office, tech, technician, pharmacy harmacy Technician / CPhT / PTCB - IMMEDIATE HIRE!! A-Line Staffing is currently in need of 7 motivated pharmacy technicians professionals who are team players and also interested in working with an mail order pharmacy leader....
Pharmacy Technician, Pharm Tech, CPhT, PTCB, dispensing, insurance, prior authorizations, mail order, call center, doctors office, medical office, tech, technician, pharmacy A-Line Staffing is currently in need of 7 experienced pharmacy technicians professionals who are team players and also interested in working with an mail order pharmacy leader. Must be able to work full-time in Mount Prospect,...
Pharmacy Technician, Pharm Tech, CPhT, PTCB, dispensing, insurance, prior authorizations, mail order, call center, doctors office, medical ofice, tech, technician, pharmacy A-Line Staffing is currently in need of 7 motivated pharmacy technicians professionals who are team players and also interested in working with an mail order pharmacy leader. Must be able to work full-time in Pittsburgh, PA. Th...
Full-Time Pharmacy Technician Central Maine Medical Center Lewiston, ME Description: As a pharmacy technician at Central Maine Medical Center, you will assist in various pharmacy activities under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Your responsibilities will include preparing, delivering, and restocking medications; performing order entry; procuring drugs; billing; and auditing patient recor...
Sutter Tracy Community Hospital is a not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital serving the residents of Tracy since 1954. Sutter Tracy Community Hospital has a total of 82 inpatient beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The hospital affiliated with Sutter Health in 1993. Assist the Pharmacy Buyer in purchasing for the department. Assist...
Location: MacDill Air Force Base Position: Pharmacy Technician GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans. Global Consulting International seeks candidates for a full time position providing P...
A-Line Staffing is looking for 20 Pharmacy Technician's in the Mount Prospect, IL area. These Pharmacy Tech's will be working Monday-Friday any 8 hour shift between 7:30a-7:30p. These Pharmacy Tech's will be compensated anywhere from $11.50 - 15.96 per hour depending on which position you are selected for. This Pharmacy Tech position will be a great opportunity to get in with a Big Time Pharmaceut...
A-Line Staffing is searching for State and Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technicians for Multiple openings in Richardson, TX and Frisco, TX areas. This is a possible contract to direct hire position. For immediate consideration please send your resume to David Lichocki at ***** or call me at 877-782-3334! Description The Clinical Services Representative functions as a primary con...
Pharmacy Technician Onco360 was founded in 2003;Onco360’sunique service model was created to better serve the needs of oncology and hematology physicians, patients, payers, and manufacturers. Once 360 in Buffalo NY has an immediate need for a Pharmacy Technician. Position/Title:Pharmacy Technician – Buffalo Reports To: Director of Pharmacy - Buffalo Department: Pharmacy Job Purpose: Supports speci...
A-Line Staffing is looking to fill 30 Pharmacy Technician positions located in Mt. Prospect, IL. These positions are paying very well and are looking to start ASAP. CURRENTLY INTERVIEWING!! I have listed below the job summary for you to review. If you are interested please send your resume to ***** or call me at 877-782-3334! I look forward to working with you! Job Summary: This...
A-Line Staffing is looking to fill 30 Pharmacy Technician positions located in Mt. Prospect, IL. These Pharmacy Technician positions are paying very well and are looking to start ASAP. CURRENTLY INTERVIEWING!! I have listed below the job summary for the Pharmacy Technician position for you to review. If you are interested please send your resume to ***** or call me at 877-782-33...
The MSPCA/Angell, located in Boston, is seeking applicants for a Pharmacy Technician. At MSPCA-Angell we have the honor of doing work that makes a profound difference in the lives of animals and our clients. In supporting this mission, MSPCA-Angell strives to provide an enlightened and compassionate work environment for our employees. The Angell Animal Medical Center is one of the most acclaimed v...
Pharmacy Technician needed for growing Tallahassee pharmacy. We are looking for a team oriented technician who is willing to learn and adapt. Great atmosphere, great hours, no weekends or holidays. Experience preferred, compounding experience highly sought after....
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Pharmacy Technician

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Pharmacy Technician
(1291 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
25.8%
Bachelor's
21.9%
Certification
19.8%
Associates
13.7%
High School
10.1%
Vocational
4.3%
Master's
2.4%
(791 Respondents)
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