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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.

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Salary: $67,860 - $119,480
Min. Education: Doctorate
Related Careers: Physician, Dentist

Top 10 States with the Most Pharmacy Technician Job Openings

State Average Annual Job Openings
1. Texas
1,810
2. California
1,550
3. Florida
1,530
4. Illinois
900
5. Pennsylvania
850
6. North Carolina
700
7. Tennessee
700
8. Michigan
600
9. Ohio
570
10. Georgia
550



Statistics provided by CareerVoyages.gov


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