How much does a Certified Pharmacy Technician make in the United States? The average Certified Pharmacy Technician salary in the United States is $36,200 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $32,700 and $40,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Pharmacy Technician

Wegmans Food Markets - Fairfax, VA

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The Certified Pharmacy Technician collects, inputs, and verifies prescription, refill, and patient information. Assists a registered pharmacist with support activities and processes required to dispense medical prescriptions. Being a Certified Pharmacy Technician may prepare labels and routine prepacked orders. Receives and stocks incoming supplies. In addition, Certified Pharmacy Technician may be expected to perform some clerical duties relating to the department. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Being a Certified Pharmacy Technician possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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