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

ActivitiesPrepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications. .

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$27,700 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsPharmacy technicians work in clean, organized, well-lit, and well-ventilated areas. Most of their workday is spent on their feet.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsInstructing, Active Listening, Service Orientation, Mathematics, Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Problem Sensitivity, Near Vision, Speech Clarity, Oral Comprehension