Pharmacy Technician

Job Outlook in Vermont
Slow Growth

What you might do
Pharmacy Technicians work under the direction of Pharmacists.  They measure, mix, count, and label medications to fill patients’ prescriptions.  At a pharmacy, they interact with customers; at a hospital, they may make rounds to distribute medication.

Where you might work
Pharmacy, drug store, hospital, health center

Related Links
My Next Move: Pharmacy Technicians
O*Net Online: Pharmacy Technicians
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Pharmacy Technicians
National Pharmacy Technician Association
The Pharmacy Technician Society
Vermont Pharmacists Association

Education Required
Pharmacy Technicians may receive on-the-job training, or they may complete a non-degree certificate or associate’s degree (2 years).

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC