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Pharmacy Technicians

Assist pharmacists to dispense medications to patients.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$17.37 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  10.1%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter patient or treatment data into computers.
  • Verify accuracy of patient information.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)
Pharmaceutical Care Associate

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