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Average Salary for Certified Pharmacy Technician in United States

The average salary of a(n) Certified Pharmacy Technician in United States is $43,548.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Certified Pharmacy Technician in United States is $20.94.

The average bonus of a(n) Certified Pharmacy Technician in United States is $597.00.

Job Description:

Assists the pharmacist in dispensing, delivery, and retrieval of medications. Typically requires completion of a pharmacy technician training program and current certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Receives and screens prescription medication orders for completeness and accuracy. Mixes pharmaceutical preparations using proper aseptic techniques, fills bottles or other container with prescribed medications, and types labels for bottles, using proper packaging techniques. Collects, organizes, and evaluates information to assist pharmacists in serving patients. Prepares and distributes medications in a variety of health system settings. Provides drug information and education as needed. Receives and stores incoming supplies and assists in stocking shelves, checking prices, and maintaining inventory. Counts stock and enters data in computer to maintain inventory records. Collects payment or initiates billing for pharmacy services and goods. Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods. Types and files reports and completes forms as directed. May assist Pharmacist in hospital, clinic, home care, long-term care, mail order, managed care, or retail pharmacy, performing a variety of duties. May also be found in the research or education industry. Less

Assists the pharmacist in dispensing, delivery, and retrieval of medications. Typically requires completion of a pharmacy technician training program and current certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Receives and screens prescription medication orders... More

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