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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JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Technician STATUS: Non-Exempt REPORTS TO: Pharmacist GENERAL: Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist compounds sterile intravenous admixture solutions. Receives and verifies batch supplies and enters data into batch records. Must meet state registration requirements. RESPONSIBLITIES: Prepares sterile intravenous admixture compounds under the direction of a regi...
Immediate Opportunities! Pharmacy System Coordinator Certified Pharmacy Technician Healix has an exciting opportunity for Certified Pharmacy Technicians to perform sterile products compounding in a state-of-the-art, USP compliant central compounding facility. AboutHealix: Since 1989, Healix® has been recognized as a national leader in the management and provision of parenteral services. Our office...
A-Line Staffing is looking to fill over 50 Pharmacy Tech Positions in Mount Prospect, Illinois. These Pharmacy Tech positions are going to be Monday - Friday any 8 hour shift between 7:30am - 7:30pm. These Pharmacy Tech positions will be compensated at anywhere from $13.00 - 15.96 Per Hour depending on which position they will perform. If you are very interested in this position and have read all...
Compounding Lab technician needed at a compounding pharmacy Job Responsibilities: Non-sterile compounding: 1. Weighing powders with electronic scales, and scanning bar-codes to verify chemicals. Requires fine motor skills and dexterity. 2. Using computer software to guide you through the compounding process 3. Work in a FAST-PACED environment!!! 4. Use of mathematics for creating new formulas in c...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking a Pharmacy Technician in Melbourne, FL. Earn $12.00 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Job Description: Pharmacy staff member who works under the direct supervision of the pharmacist-...
Partners Pharmacy, a pharmacy services provider offering a customer focused, localized approach in providing service to our facilities. Each Partners location offers unparalleled, personalized service through the combined resources of our pharmacy network, efficiently and effectively helping to improve outcomes and reduce costs. Partners Pharmacy is one of the leading pharmacy and ancillary health...
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...
Stamford, 06901
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Full Time. Needed- At least 1 Year Retail Pharmacy exp required. Highly Motivated, Exc Customer Service, Competitive Pay. Please call 646-334-6767 or email *****...
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 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 Pharmacy Technician / Pharm Tech / CPhT / PTCB A-Line Staffing is currently in need of 12 compassionate pharmacy technicians professionals who are team players and also interested in working with an mail order pharmacy leader....
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...
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...
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...
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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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