According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
median hourly earnings of wage-and-salary pharmacy technicians is
about $13.32. The middle 50 percent earned between $10.95 and $15.88.
The lowest 10 percent earned less than $9.27, and the highest 10 percent
earned more than $18.98.
hold about 381,200 jobs in the United States. About 75 percent of jobs
are in retail pharmacies, either independently owned or part of a
drugstore chain, grocery store, department store, or mass retailer.
About 16 percent of jobs are in hospitals and a small proportion are in
mail-order and Internet pharmacies, offices of physicians,
pharmaceutical wholesalers, and the Federal Government.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.