What They Do:

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in catering to customer needs.



Most pharmacy technician positions require a high school diploma. However, some professionals have applicable experience without a high school diploma.


What They Make:

The 2019 median pay was $33,950 per year.


Where They Work:

Pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies.


Career Outlook:

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations.”




Updated February 2021