A pharmacy technician is a healthcare professional who works under a licensed pharmacist to provide prescription medication to clients. They work in pharmacies and hospitals and most work in a full-time position. More » Business & Finance Careers

As of 2015, the only schooling required in most states to become a pharmacy technician is a high school diploma. Some states require certification in addition to a high school diploma. Details on whether a state requires... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that pharmacy technicians earned $30,840 per year on average as of May 2013. The median income for these workers was $29,650 per year. Ten percent made $20,640 or less, while ... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries
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