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?
Hospitals In-patient/Outpatient setting
Long-term care pharmacies
Pharmacy technician trainee
Prior authorization review technician
Human resource technician
Pharmacy technician lab assistant
What the Course Will Outline
Retail pharmacy procedures and operations
Pharmacy law and ethics
Sterile and non-sterile compounding
Hospital pharmacy procedures and operations