Pharmacy Aides
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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.

Training and Development

  • Required Level of Education - High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Related Work Experience - None
  • On-Site or In-Plant Training - Up to and including 1 month
  • On-the-Job Training - Anything beyond short demonstration, up to and including 1 month

Did You Know?

  • Job opportunities are expected to be good for full-time and part-time work, especially for those with related work experience.
  • Many pharmacy aides work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • About 82 percent work in retail pharmacies, grocery stores, department stores, or mass retailers.
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National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections
State Data Source: The Employment Security Commission