What are the employment outlook and average earnings?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates a 5% percent growth in the need for pharmacy technicians from 2021 to 2031. The growth rate is ranked as “as fast as average” by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Certified and formally trained pharmacy technicians tend to have a higher pay and greater opportunity in more areas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Salary.com reports the national median salary in February 2023 was $37,937 per year across the United States
On average, Salary.com calculates the total compensation package for a pharmacy technician at $57,130 per year. This includes healthcare/disability, paid vacation time, retirement, and bonuses.