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Pharmacy Technician Program

The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to meet the need of individuals who are seeking work in the pharmacy or pharmaceutical industry. Pharmacy technicians, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, help the pharmacists provide medication and other health care products to patients and consumers. Technicians usually perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, and overall production in different pharmacy setting.

A wealth of opportunities await you at New Beginning Career Institute. Our pharmacy course takes only 5 months to complete, after which you'll be eligible for employment in a wide variety of occupations. Contact us for more information and to get started today!

Median Salary

What is the average annual salary for Pharmacy Technician?

How Much do Pharmacy Techs Make?
Pharmacy technicians earned a median annual wage of $30,410 in 2015, according to the BLS. The best-paid earned $45,030, while the lowest-paid earned $20,950. Sectors that pay well include the federal government, which pay an average annual wage of $42,060, and outpatient care centers, which pay an average annual wage of $40,250. The metropolitan areas that offer the highest compensation are all located in California, including the metropolitan areas of Napa, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Rosa and San Rafael.

Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services. 


Where Can I Find A Job?

Retail pharmacy
Hospitals In-patient/Outpatient setting
Long-term care pharmacies
Compounding pharmacies
Home healthcare
Mail-order pharmacies
Insurance billing
Pharmacy technician trainee
Home infusion
Independent pharmacy
Wellness ambassador
Oncology technician
Prior authorization review technician
Human resource technician
Pharmacy technician lab assistant

What the Course Will Outline

Medical terminology
Retail pharmacy procedures and operations
Pharmacy law and ethics
Sterile and non-sterile compounding
Hospital pharmacy procedures and operations
Professional development

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