As a Registered Pharmacy Technician
, you’ll find opportunities for employment in:
- hospital, community, and other speciality pharmacies as well as in compounding
- Provincial College of Pharmacists
- Provincial government drug coverage plans
- Colleges offering Pharmacy Technician instruction
- private health insurance companies and research institutions.
Pharmacy Technician graduates who are working while they complete the steps required to become Regulated Pharmacy Technicians:
- Earn from $22 to $24 per hour if they are working in hospital pharmacies in BC
- Earn from $26 to $28 per hour if they are working in hospital pharmacies in Alberta
- Earn from $13 to $19 per hour if they are working in community pharmacies in BC or Alberta
Graduates who have completed the requirements to become Regulated Pharmacy Technicians:
- Earn between $25 to $28 per hour if they are working in hospitals in BC
- Earn between $26 to $32 per hour if working in hospitals in Alberta
- Earn between $20 to $27 per hour if working as a Regulated Pharmacy Technician in community pharmacies in BC or Alberta
The related National Occupation Classification (NOC) number for Pharmacy Technicians is 3219.