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Pharmacy Technicians

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Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.


  • Job opportunities are expected to be good, especially for those with certification or previous work experience.
  • Many technicians and aides work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • About 75 percent of jobs were in a retail setting.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $28,940/yr ($14.47/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Some college, no degree