• Pharmacy Technicians
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 32,800
    $23,260 range bar $45,650
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals.

What do they typically do

  • Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims
  • Take the information needed to fill a prescription from customers or health professionals
  • Arrange for customers to speak with pharmacists if customers have questions about medications or health matters
  • Organize inventory and alert pharmacists to any shortages of medications or supplies
  • Answer phone calls from customers
  • Package and label prescriptions
  • Enter customer or patient information, including any prescriptions taken, into a computer system
  • Measure amounts of medication for prescriptions

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Opening 1,258

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