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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GLC Associates St Petersburg, FL
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume »See other jobs at this company»Learn More about GLC HealthcarePrint»Save»Email Job Overview Company: GLC Associates Base Pay: $12.00 - $16.00 /Hour Other Pay: N/A Employee Type: Full-Time Industry: Pharmaceutical Healthcare - Health Services Manage Others: Not Specified Job Type: Health Care Customer Service Pharmaceutical Required...
GLC HEALTHCARE Houston, TX
Job Description: Certifed Pharmacy Technician GLC Healthcare – Glendale, AZ Certified Pharmacy Technician Our client is seeking a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work at a National Mail Order Pharmacy located in Glendale, AZ. To be considered for this opportunity you must have a current, unrestricted clinical license(s) to practice as a Pharmacy Technician from the Board of Pharmacy. Job Res...
GLC Associates St Petersburg, FL
Job Description GLC Healthcare is among the nation’s leading placement firms and we are seeking a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work at a leading Mail Order, PBM Pharmacy Corporation in St. Petersburg, FL! Overview of the Pharmacy: Leading provider of specialty pharmacy services, improving care for patients through behavioral and clinical expertise Provides a work environment that attracts ...
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus, OH
Pharmacy Technician Lead / Pharmacy Technician The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus High school diploma, PTCB certification, 5 years of total relevant health care experience, 2 previous years in the OSUMC Department of Pharmacy desired, previous 2 annual reviews must be a rating of achieves or higher, strong science background, knowledge of the metric system and good math s...
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume Pharmacy Technician / Certified Pharmacy Technician Medix Mount Prospect , IL Posted : 8/13/2014 JOB DESCRIPTION Pharmacy Technician / Certified Pharmacy Technician The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for: Overall coordination and processing of new patient medication orders and reorders Translating and entering new or refill prescri...
Job Purpose: Pharmacy support staff member to assist in customer service and stocking, assembling, and distributing medications. Duties: * Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist. * Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipa...
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, PCA Pharmacy has served long-term care and institutional healthcare facilities since 1994. With the guiding imperative to meet and exceed the resident’s needs, PCA partners with personal/skilled care or assisted living facilities to address the unique pharmacy needs of their residents through specialized clinical and operational support services. Quality is n...
Job Description Pharmacy Technician/ FT(Job Number:01331-2331) Work Location:United States-Florida-West Palm Beach-West Palm Hospital - formerly Columbia Hospital Schedule:Full-time Description Following physicians' orders, the Pharmacy Tech assists pharmacists by filling routine orders for unit does and prepackaged pharmaceutical dispenses medications. Position tasks and responsibilities inc...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN, 37211
Closed door pharmacy seeks full-time Lead Pharmacy Technician to manage select client base! Position requires: 3 years experience in a pharmacy environment 1 year in a pharmacy leadership role Inventory management skills Data Entry and strong computer skills A customer oriented problem solver Certification as Pharmacy Technician required Hours are Monday / Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. South ...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, MO, 63141
Pharmacy has an immediate opening for an experienced Pharmacy Technician . Excellent pay . Full and Part time hours available . Must have a Missouri Technician license . Monday thru Friday no weekend hours ....
Pharmacy-Tech Walgreens Our pharmacy technicians receive some of the best hands-on training in the industry, learning and working alongside dedicated and compassionate professionals. In fact, the Walgreens Pharmacy Technician Training Program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). This high-quality paid training program gives our pharmacy technicians a nationa...
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN MedPak Pharmacy is seeking a full-time pharmacy technician. Hours are 9:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday. Some Saturdays, 9:00 to 1:00 also required. General computer experience necessary. We offer full benefits and a competitive salary. Please stop in or send resume to 505 King St., Suite 154, La Crosse, WI, 54601....
Job Description Pharmacy Technician PRN(Job Number:00477-4983) Work Location:United States-Florida-Loxahatchee-Palms West Hospital - Palm Beach Schedule:PRN/Per Diem Description High school diploma or equivalent. Pharmacy technician experience preferred, but not required. Current State of Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration required or State of Florida Pharmacy Intern license.National cu...
Company Confidential Franklin, TN, 37064
POSITION SUMMARY: Assist pharmacists in preparing orders for patients. Shift Hours are Monday through Friday, 10am-7pm ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Pull/print weekly pre-list for each facility Check delivery tickets for accuracy Check shelves for out-of-date medication Maintain patient information in database maintain storage, compounding and repackaging of d...
A-Line Staffing Solutions is hiring Pharmacy Technicians for Patient Service Representative positions in Lenexa, KS! This effort is on behalf of a leading national Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and Mail Order Pharmacy Company! Registered pharmacy technicians are preferred and all candidates must have either retail pharmacy, pharmacy call center, or PBM experience to be considered. This positi...
EDUCATION: High School Graduate or equivalent. EXPERIENCE: Pharmacy experience. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must possess and maintain current Texas State Board of Pharmacy Registration. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have eye/hand/foot coordination, finger/fine dexterity and be able to handle/grip/squeeze and perform repetitive activity and demonstrate speed movement/velocity. Must be capable of transf...
Click Here to Apply Online Job Description About the Job We are looking to add service oriented, hard-working Retail Pharmacy Technicians to our growing team of healthcare professional to support our Company’s rapid growth. Learn more about us at www.bellevuerx.com. Responsibilities Providing high quality customer service to patients and doctors and protecting patient confidentiality. Assis...
Job Description Pharmacy Technician/ FT/ 1P-9:30P OR 2P-10:30P(Job Number:00477-4922) Work Location:United States-Florida-Loxahatchee-Palms West Hospital - Palm Beach Schedule:Full-time Description High school diploma or equivalent. Pharmacy technician experience preferred, but not required. Current State of Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration required or State of Florida Pharmacy Intern...
SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager with serving customers and maintaining the Pharmacy department. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to ...
Certified Pharmacy Technician McFarland Pharmacy A Leading Long Term Care Pharmacy headquartered in Morristown, has an immediate opening for a Certified Pharmacy Tech. 2- 3 years of pharmacy experience working with QS1 operating system preferred. This position will work in the Tennova North location....

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Pharmacy Technician

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $37,440.00
Typical Salary for Pharmacy Technician
(1293 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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