Pharmacy Aide

Code: 31-9095.00

Also known as: Certified Pharmacist Assistant, Drug Purchaser, Front Counter Clerk, Pharmacist Assistant, Pharmacy Aide, Pharmacy Ancillary, Pharmacy Assistant, Pharmacy Cashier, Pharmacy Clerk

Description: Pharmacy Aides help Pharmacists in keeping track of inventory as it comes in from drug companies and manufacturers and is dispensed to consumers. They may also help in accepting prescriptions and operating the cash register. Individuals entering this position, generally have at least a high school degree or its equivalent and some experience in a retail environment. Employees must be trustworthy and have excellent customer service skills.

Pharmacy Aide

Typical wages

10% $20,960
25% $24,720
Median $29,280
75% $36,690
90% $50,390
10% $10.08
25% $11.88
Median $14.08
75% $17.64
90% $24.23

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 3,200