3 Jobs in Pharmacology
- Pharmacy Aides are responsible for storing merchandise, maintaining inventory, and recording drugs delivered to the pharmacy.
- They spend most of their time operating cash registers and accepting prescription orders from customers.
- Educational requirements: High school diploma and on-the-job training OR completion of a pharmacy assistant certificate program.
- Salary range: $17,160 to $35,680.
- A pharmacy technician is a health care provider who performs pharmacy-related functions, generally working under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
- They may measure, mix, count out, label,and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.
- The education requirements for a pharmacy technician is graduate from a 1-2 year pharmacy technology program, such programs typically result in a diploma, certificate, or associate's degree. In most cases, you'll need to register with your state's board of pharmacy to work as a pharmacy technician. You may also be required to pass an examination, pass a background check and complete continuing education courses; you generally need to hold your high school diploma or GED and pay an application fee to be eligible for registration.
- The salary range for this job is $18,415 - $37,752.
- A pharmacist is a licensed medical professional responsible for compounding and dispensing medications to patients.
- They also may provide advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle, conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, and oversee the medications given to patients.
- Education requirements: pharmacy school program, you need to complete the undergraduate pharmacy prerequisites, which take a minimum of 2 to 3 years.
- Pharmacists must have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.), a 4-year professional degree. They also must be licensed, which requires passing two exams.
- Salary range: $89,280 – $145,910.