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Aide, Pharmacy
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesRecord drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. May use a cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.

OutlookAverage job growth

Median Income$20,100 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsPharmacy technicians and assistants work in clean, organized, well-lit, and well-ventilated areas. Most of their workday is spent on their feet. They may be required to lift heavy boxes or to use stepladders to retrieve supplies from high shelves.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsActive Listening, Service Orientation, Time Management, Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Speech Clarity, Oral Comprehension