Pharmacy Technician Salary and Careers | Penn Foster Career School

Pharmacy Technician Salary and Careers

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Pharmacy Technician Careers

Penn Foster Career School can help you take the first step on your career path and can help you prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certifying Exam (PTCE). Penn Foster Career School teaches you the career skills you’ll need, and also provides hands-on experience through our externship partnerships with CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens.

There are a lot of career opportunities for Pharmacy Technicians at:

What is the average pharmacy tech salary?
The average pharmacy technician salary is currently $29,320. Pharmacy technicians who work in hospitals earn an average salary of $42,400.¹ Passing the PTCB's Pharmacy Technician Certifying Exam and becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) can help you take the next step towards your career goals in this industry.

Penn Foster Career School’s Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help pharmacy technician students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to get advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and get take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Pharmacy Technician Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Pharmacy Technician academic group page to see what pharmacy technician students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Pharmacy Technicians, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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