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Computer Lab: Room 803, Gillis Building

Swainsboro Campus
Library: Room 2165, Instructional Building
Computer Lab: Room 8133, Building 8

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Leah Dasher
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Vidalia Campus
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(912) 538-3186


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Pharmacy Technology

Information about this exciting field:

STC's Pharmacy Technology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the pharmacy field. Pharmacy Technology program graduates are prepared to function as pharmacy technicians in various positions. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of communication, math, interpersonal relations, and computer literacy. Graduates are also to be competent to perform basic occupational functions which include: pouring, weighing, or measuring dosages; grinding, heating, filtering, dissolving, and mixing liquid or soluble drugs and chemicals; procuring, storing, and issuing pharmaceutical materials and supplies; and maintaining files and records.

Where might I find a job?

Graduates of the Pharmacy Technology program are prepared for employment positions in hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, home infusion pharmacies, institutional pharmacies, military base pharmacies, major drug companies, and other healthcare facilities requiring qualified professional personnel.

Salary Information

Immediately upon graduation, STC graduates have made between $7.25 and $14.50 per hour.

The estimated annual wage range for pharmacy technicians in the Heart of Georgia/Altamaha Workforce Investment Area is $17,750 to $37,750, and the median annual wage is $28,100. Nationally, the median annual wage is $28,940. 

Sources: GA Department of Labor

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job Outlook

Occupational Employment Projections in Georgia for Pharmacy Technicians (for 2010 through 2020.)


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Source: Georgia Department of Labor 

From 2010 to 2020, employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 32 percent nationally, and 16.5 percent in Georgia, much faster than the average for all occupations. As a result of advances in pharmaceutical research, more prescription medications are being used to fight diseases. Also, the number of older people is growing, and older people use more prescription drugs than younger people.

Regulatory Information:

State of Georgia

State of South Carolina

State of Florida

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