The role of pharmacy technician is expected to play an increasingly important role in several various health care employment settings throughout the coming years.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for pharmacy technicians is expected to increase a whopping 25 percent over the decade, which is far better than most other occupations. As a pharmacy technician, you can expect to help prepare medications, count tablets, label bottles, provide quality customer service and perform administrative duties. You really must adjust on a day-to-day basis based on the needs of the pharmacist. While formal training and certification is not required to work as a pharmacy technicians and most training is received informally on-the-job, there are steps you can take to acquire additional skills to make you a more attractive job candidate.
The national salary range for a Pharmacy Technician salary can range between $20,000 to $40,000 per year. Sometimes their salaries can be differ by the type or size of the pharmacy and or job responsibilities. Of course a non-certified technician doesn’t earn as much as one that is certified.
By the year 2016 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a significant rise in the career field that may increase the creation of 91,000 jobs.
Pharmacy Technicians are in great demand and they provide a valuable service in the industry.
If you are a Pharmacy Technician searching for a career, we can help! At AHS PharmStat, we have positions available for Pharmacy Technicians across the country. From relief shifts, to permanent placement, we can help place you in the position you desire. Give us a call 877-309-3546. Or go online and complete a "Quick Apply" so you will be one of the first to hear about opportunities in your area.
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