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Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Pharmacy Technician

Top 10 Best and Worst States to Be a Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technicians are in demand! The ever-increasing amount of people on medications, and the growing number of new pharmaceuticals themselves, make a career as a pharmacy tech highly desirable. Pharmacy techs work under pharmacists preparing medications by mixing, counting, and labeling dosages. Some pharmacy techs receive on-the-job training while others complete two-year associate’s programs. A job as a pharmacy tech can lead to many new career paths with advanced training and education.

Could You Be the Perfect Pharmacy Technician?

1. What sort of work hours are you looking for?

9-5 sounds right to me!
12 on, 12 off.
As few as possible.

Top 10 Highest Paying States for Pharmacy Technicians

State Salary (hourly)
1. California $16.86
2. Washington $16.72
3. Alaska $16.34
4. Hawaii $16.04
5. District of Columbia $15.88
6. Oregon $15.61
7. Nevada $15.10
8. Colorado $14.75
9. Utah $14.05
10. Rhode Island $14.00

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