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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Rx Savings Solutions, the leader in transparency pricing tools, is looking for talented customer service representatives to join our team. We are strictly interested in individuals who possess retail or mail-order pharmacy experience and have excellent customer service skills. Come join this highly innovative healthcare company. Responsibilities: Answers incoming calls; assists customers with di...
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 healt...
AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation! Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees? If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you! Founded in 1987,...
Experienced Pharmacy Technician needed for a full or part time position at an independent pharmacy. Must have minimum of 2 years experience in retail pharmacy, preferably compound experience. Knowledge of USP 797 is a PLUS!! Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm and every other Saturday 9am-1pm. We are looking for a dedicated team-oriented individual. Registered Pharmacy Tech license is ...
** In order to be considered for this position you must complete the profile test below ** http://www.profileperformancesystem.com/survey.html?SL=41826 Company Overview Diabetes Specialty Center, a division of Byram Healthcare, works with your health care provider and your insurance company as your partner in managing diabetes. We provide personalized, focused service; our goal is to make manag...
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 healt...
Overview: As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, res...
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 $14.00 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@aline...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
Description PHARMACY TECH The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacists in the daily activities of the pharmacy. Duties include cart fill, stock replenishment, purchasing, IV mixture, hourly deliveries, and interactions with other departments. All technician functions are under the supervision of a Florida licensed pharmacist and in accordance with state and federal law. Qualifications Minim...
DescriptionDes Peres Hospital is currently seek and Pharmacy Technician as needed who is responsible for assisting the pharmacist in carrying out the duties of running a hospital pharmacy, only performing those duties permitted by law. Qualifications EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent. LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Pharmacy Technician or Intern Registration ( or applicati...
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 pharmac...
Sarasota Specialty Pharmacy is once again expanding our compounding lab & is looking for a Full Time PHARMACY TECHNICIAN. 40 hours per week 9:30-5:30pm Mon thru Fridays. No nights or weekends. The duties include standard Tech duties and general customer service responsibilities. Compounding experience a plus. Email Resume to: *****. NO PHONE CALLS or WALK-INS. Sarasota Specialt...
Louis & Clark Pharmacy is searching for a Certified Pharmacy Technician with Long Term Care experience who will work well with our team on providing outstanding care in a fast paced environment. We are a growing company, due to our desire to help patients in our community to live more independently with our medication packaging options. We are looking for someone who takes initiative to get the...
Job Purpose: Perform basic pharmaceutical duties. Work under direct supervision of Registered Pharmacist and may be managed by higher level Pharmacy Technicians. 1. Assist in preparing prescriptions by selecting the pharmaceutical or accessory from stock: counts, pours, reconstitutes or compounds, packages, and labels the product as required 2.Maintains, replenishes, and keeps up to date invent...
PHARMACY TECHNICIANS Discount Drug Mart is currently seeking individuals to fill full and part time pharmacy technician positions at our Lewis Center store. Must be willing to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays. We offer a competitive starting wage and an excellent benefits package. Apply in person at 8951 S. Old State Rd. in Lewis Center. Discount Drug Mart is a drug-free workpl...
A specialty mail-order pharmacy in San Antonio, TX is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a temp to possible direct hire position. The Certified Clinical Pharmacy Technician work takes in-coming calls from members, providers, etc providing professional phone assistance to all callers through the criteria based prior authorization process. The Pharmacy Technician maintains complete, timely and accur...
Job Purpose: Supports pharmacological services by 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; anticipating needed medications and...
We seek a Full-time Phlebotomist / Pharmacy Technician For centers that have satellite locations or may not have space for an on-site pharmacy, Phlebotomist / Pharmacy Technician provide support to staff and consumers. They act as a liaison between the clinic staff and the pharmacy location to assist consumers in getting medication filled and delivered. Major Duties & Responsibilities: · Enroll...
Company: Yoh Pharmacy Technicians needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Indianapolis, IN. The Big Picture - Top Skills a Pharmacy Technician Should Possess: - IN State Pharmacy Technician License AND / OR PTCB Certification - Drug dispensing experience in a retail setting What The Pharmacy Technician Will Be Doing: - Prepare new prescription and refill orders - dispe...

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Pharmacy Technician

Salaries

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