Where Do Pharmacy Technicians Work?
- Tony Dean
The Working Conditions About this section – Pharmacy technicians work largely in pharmacies, including the pharmacies found in grocery shops and medicine stores, as well as in hospitals. In the year 2020, there were around 419,300 people employed as pharmacy technologists. The following are some of the most significant employers employing pharmacy technicians:
|Pharmacies and drug stores||50%|
|Hospitals; state, local, and private||17|
|Food and beverage stores||10|
Pharmacy technicians are required to spend the most of their workdays standing.
Can a pharmacy technician work in the hospital?
Patients who have been admitted to the hospital have their medications filled by hospital pharmacy technicians. The typical tasks of a pharmacy technician are to prepare medications, store supplies, and gather information about patients. In addition to this, they could mix customized drugs, intravenous fluids, and other concoctions for patients.