Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Athens:
"Know the payscale."
Know the payscale for this job before you begin the studying and paying for the various fees, certificates, and exam. I was under the impression that my pay would double upon completion of passing the exam and becoming Certified, and then up to triple with a few years of experience. Also, find out what your employer has planned for you, they may not intend to train you completely in order to keep your pay rate lower.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Houston:
"The stress level and low pay."
Choose a different career.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Longview:
"Some places eat your soul..."
Find a good place to work! Make sure your co-workers will be team players.