- Growth & Wages*
- +25% by 2018
- Job Prospects
- Retail Pharmacies
- Hospital Pharmacies
- Assisted Living Facilities
- Hospice Care
Pharmacy Technician Careers
In 2008, 381,200 people were employed in pharmacy technician careers. And by 2018, this will increase by more than 25%. Whether working in a chain drug store, a big box store or a hospital pharmacy, pharmacy technicians can look forward to plenty of job opportunities for the years to come. A pharmacy technician career is a serious profession, and one of the few health-related occupations that lets you help others solve their medical problems without having a medical degree.*
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In a way, pharmacy technician careers can give you the ideal combination of challenge, satisfaction and sense of self-worth. Knowing you are contributing to the health and well-being of others is very fulfilling. And pharmacy technicians stay busy, not only preparing prescriptions, but verifying prescriptions with doctors, maintaining insurance company policy information, assisting customers with over-the-counter medications, and answering all kinds of questions.
Training for Health Records Careers
PCDI's pharmacy technician school is designed to provide you with the tools for success in pharmacy technician careers. 15 easy to follow comprehensive courses will equip you with the knowledge necessary to become a pharmacy technician. Since each lesson is offered online, you set your own pace. Study when or wherever is best for you. That means you could be ready to pursue a pharmacy technician career in as little as 6 months.
And, we make getting started easy. All your study materials, including textbooks and workbooks, are included in our low tuition. Plus, interest-free monthly payment plans make getting your pharmacy technician training affordable.
Start your Pharmacy Technician career today! Enroll online or call 1-888-909-0558 to speak with an Admissions Advisor.Enroll Now » Request Info »
Interested in Pharmacy Technician careers? Learn more about our pharmacy technician course materials and options for financing your education by visiting AshworthCollege.edu. Ashworth College is a division of PCDI, a leader in distance education.
* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Carpenters