Pharmacy Aides

General Information

Description

Record drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. May operate cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Health and Personal Care Stores
  • Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only)
  • General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$30,140

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$40,840
$18,670
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 61%
  • Post-secondary certificate 18%
  • Less than high school 15%
  • Some college 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Law and Government
  • Clerical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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