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Pharmacy Technician I in the United States

How much does a Pharmacy Technician I earn in the United States? The average Pharmacy Technician I salary in the United States is $34,284 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30,918 and $38,247. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Assists a registered pharmacist with support activities and processes required to dispense medical prescriptions. Collects, inputs, and verifies prescription, refill, and patient information. Receives and stocks incoming supplies. May prepare labels and routine prepacked orders. May be expected to perform some clerical duties relating to the department. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

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  1. This Job:

    Pharmacy Technician I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Pharmacy Technician II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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