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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.

Top 10 Lowest Paying States for Pharmacy Technicians

State Salary (hourly)
1. West Virginia $10.51
2. Alabama $10.72
3. Arkansas $10.89
4. Delaware $10.96
5. Kentucky $11.03
6. Missouri $11.04
7. Oklahoma $11.09
8. Mississippi $11.14
9. Louisiana $11.50
10. North Carolina $11.51




Wages represent median salary as calculated by CareerVoyages.gov


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