• Pharmacy Aides
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 23,510
    $17,500 range bar $33,450
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Pharmacy aides record drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. They may operate the cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.

What do they typically do

  • Receive, store, and inventory pharmaceutical supplies or medications; check for out-dated medications; and notify pharmacist when inventory levels are low
  • Greet customers and help them locate merchandise
  • Maintain and clean equipment, work areas, or shelves
  • Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary
  • Restock storage areas, replenishing items on shelves
  • Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information
  • Unpack, sort, count, and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration
  • Operate cash register to process cash or credit sales

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -1.4%
Job Opening 24

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    License
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