Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship

Occupation Description

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

 

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Location Pay
Period
2014
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $9.97 $11.76 $14.33 $17.60 $21.10
Yearly $20,700 $24,500 $29,800 $36,600 $43,900
Georgia Hourly $8.99 $10.58 $13.07 $15.99 $18.49
Yearly $18,700 $22,000 $27,200 $33,300 $38,500

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National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
State Data Source: Georgia Occupational Wages

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State and National Trends

United States Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual Job Openings
 1
2012 2022
Pharmacy Technicians 355,300 426,100 +20% 10,590
Georgia Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual Job Openings
 1
2012 2022
Pharmacy Technicians 12,130 15,150 +25% 420

1Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

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