Last updated: Monday, April 6, 2020

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Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals.

  • Education Requirement: Many pharmacy technicians learn how to perform their duties through on-the-job training.
  • Soft Skills: Customer service skills, detail oriented and listening skills
  • Average Annual Salary: $30,900
  • Employees are trained during on the job training rather than at a school.

Watch a video about what it is like to be a pharmacy technician:
"A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician