Average Salary: $15,000 - $25,000
Duties & Responsibilities...
- Checking inventories and ordering supplies.
- Receiving and checking in supplies.
- Waiting on customers.
- Keeping pharmacy work areas clean.
- Helping fill out insurance forms.
Students should take math, science (especially chemistry), and typing courses in high school.
A high school diploma is usually required to begin pharmacy technician training. Two year courses leading to certificates are available at most community collages. Six month programs are offered at privately operated schools.
Contact the community college or health care medical schools in you area. Also, speak to a pharmacy technician at your local pharmacy.