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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We are looking for a part-time Pharmacy Technician in Washington, IN. Must have a high school diploma or GED, basic computer experience, the ability to work in a team environment with attention to detail and be at least 18 years of age. Apply online today! www.wbhcp.hrmdirect.com...
Pharmacy Tech I Clinical Care Located in San Antonio Shift: MUST BE ABLE TO WORK 8:30am - 5:00pm (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday-Saturday) MUST HAVE TEXAS PHARMACY TECHNICIAN LICENSE Job Description: The Certified Clinical Pharmacy Technician works closely with the Clinical Care Pharmacists to provide accurate and appropriate information to participants, physicians, retail pharmacists, customer care r...
A-Line Staffing Solutions is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a Major PBM in Milford! APPLY HERE! START SOON! A-Line Staffing Solutions works with leading Pharmaceutical organizations to identify talented Pharmacy Technicians. With open enrollment and flu season in full swing, now is a great time to get your foot in the door with leading Mail Order and PBM employers!! Experts predict that PBM ind...
MULTI-SPECIALTY CLINIC SEEKS PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DUTIES INCLUDE: Intake and process orders Pull and dispense medications Assisting with inventory Customer Service Other duties as required by the Pharmacist REQUIREMENTS: Registered Pharmacy Technician in good standing with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy One year experience in a retail pharmacy Compounding experience preferred but not required Ph...
About Us Medilink RxCare is a highly specialized, independent pharmacy which focuses on quality patient care. It's a great learning opportunity for a driven pharmacy technician. Responsibilities • Choose a container and prepare and attach a label • Complete insurance claim forms • Count, measure, weigh, pour or mix the medication • Fill customer prescriptions • Maintain patient profiles • Operate...
Stonegate Pharmacy is seeking a full-time Certified Pharmacy Technician. Applicants must be flexible to work Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00AM-7:00PM as well as alternating Saturdays from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Strong customer service skills are a must, as well as great attention to detail. Applicants are required to be PTCB certified and registered with Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Skills/Requ...
PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacie...
ACME Savon Pharmacy located in Lincroft, NJ is seeking a highly motivated individual seeking a career opportunity in pharmacy. Our Pharmacy Techs help provide prompt, efficient and friendly customer satisfaction. They assist the pharmacist in maintaining the clean and orderly appearance of the pharmacy area, prioritizing work, and processing prescription orders in compliance with Federal and State...
Ray's Q.I.C.(Quality In Home Care) Pharmacy 1831 East Broad St. Mansfield, Tx 76063 817-477-2525 We are looking for the right individuals to be a part of our team. We are looking for trainees with tech trainee certificat and certified technicians that are looking to be a part of our team. Experience is not necessary we have the tools to train the right individual. We are an independently owned and...
Job Description HOSPITAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction and final check of a licensed Pharmacist, prepares, packages and labels IV and unit dose interim and maintenance medications according to prescriber orders and to established policies and procedures. Utilizes mathematical calculations to ensure accuracy and maintains a sterile environment. Delivers floorstock medication, patient-specific me...
Job Description HOSPITAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction and final check of a licensed Pharmacist, prepares, packages and labels IV and unit dose interim and maintenance medications according to prescriber orders and to established policies and procedures. Utilizes mathematical calculations to ensure accuracy and maintains a sterile environment. Delivers floorstock medication, patient-specific me...
PHARMACY EMISSARY PHARMACY Pharmacy & Healthcare Services There’s no place like Healthy. Pharmacy Technician Emissary Pharmacy has full and part time positions available. Previous experience a plus. Will train the right individual. Benefits, 401K. To apply visit www.genevawoods.com/employment/ or call 907-375-6707 for more information....
A-Line Staffing is looking to fill a Pharmacy Tech positions located in Phoenix, AZ. 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 ***** call me at 877-782-3334! I look forward to working with you! Job Summary: This position is...
Compounding Pharmacy Technician Who We Are: Stokes Pharmacy specializes in impotence, women's health, ophthalmology, sterile product, fertility, physical therapy, veterinary medicine compounding and sports health. Our pharmacists and technicians are specially trained to provide quality products that achieve the desired therapeutic outcome. Job Description JOB TITLE: Compounding Pharmacy Technician...
- Clinical Pharmacy Technician -Mail Order Pharmacy -Call Center - Customer Service- __________________________________________________________________________________ A Mail-Order Pharmacy in Phoenix, AZ is seeking a full-time Clinical Pharmacy Technician. This is a possible contract to direct hire position. * Position function is as primary resource in handling customer contacts via telephone ra...
*Pharmacy Technician's in Training* * REQUIRES Current AZ Pharmacy-Technician-in-Training License or AZ Pharmacy Technician Certification. * * Position function is as primary resource in handling customer contacts via telephone ranging from routine to complex. * Delivers the highest quality customer service through the execution of responsiveness reliability, assurance/confidence, empathy, and pro...
PRN - Pharmacy Technician Helen Hayes Hospital West Haverstraw, NY This is an "as needed" position for coverage and will work at least one weekend a month. Pharmacy hours at Monday-Friday 8am-9pm. Weekends and holidays 8am-4:30pm. Description: You’ll assist in various pharmacy activities, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and other duties not requiring the review of a pharmacist. The...
A-Line Staffing is looking for 5 Pharmacy Tech's for San Antonio, TX. All Pharmacy tech's (CPhT) MUST be availiable to work an 8 hour shift between the hours of 7:00AM - 7:00PM, Monday through Friday. This Pharmacy Tech (CPhT) position will compensate at $12.00 per hour. I have listed more details below for you to review. You can reach me by phone at (877) 782-3334 or by E-mail at JPetrill@alinest...
Description: Pharmacy Technician at Total Home Care Pharmacy, Las Vegas, NV Total Home Care of Nevada provides durable medical equipment and infusion services to patients in their homes. Total Home Care also provides these services to patients residing in Assisted Living facilities and Residential Care settings under arrangement with the individual facility. Total Home Care's team of healthcare pr...
Description: Position Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Positions in this function are responsible for providing expertise and customer service support to...
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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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