Pharmacy Technician

Find accredited pharmacy technician certificate training classes or an associate’s degree program near you. Use the zip code search to talk to a local trade school or online technical college. No spam, read how it works.

Most programs award a certificate after 1 year or less, although some programs last longer and lead to an associate’s degree.“[ref]

Salary info: “you can make a median annual salary of $31K as a pharmacy technician. The top ten percent earn over the $45K mark.

Colleges with Pharmacy Technician Programs

All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.

What Pharmacy Tech’s Do

When you aren’t answering the phone or helping customers with their scripts, you have a long list of duties you’ll be responsible for:

  • Get the pharmacist to answer customer questions
  • Handle the transactions for prescription pick up
  • Keep all customer information updated in the computer
  • Keep track of and organize the inventory
  • Collect information on incoming prescription fills and refills“[ref]


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