Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)?

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Cleveland:
"HOW LOW THE PAY IS."
KEEP GOING TO BECOME A PHARMACIST OR USE THIS JOB AS PART TIME HARD TO MAKE A LIVING OFF OF THE PAY.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Wichita:
"Gloria's Experience working at Wal-Mart Pharmacy."
Pros: Almost Everyone that í work with is caring & has been very supportive after finding out my husband had cancer. My Pharmacy manager worked with me with my schedule so í can be with my husband while doing his chemotherapy treatments.
Cons: I'm dehydrated all the time. We are not allowed to bring water bottles although the pharmacist are able to. We are also not allowed to use the bathroom only the pharmacist are able to. So on an average on a busy day we have to hold it until we get a little time to walk outside the pharmacy and walk out to use one of the restrooms in the store. It is very inconvenient and It's a little unfair.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in United States:
"Excellent."
Pros: Great staff with great customer service, work will as a unit.mostly cpht with minimal of 5years of service.have established one on one customer support and services as needed. We have been excellent store for 4times in 5years. Loyal customers are going to go where they are going to be treated as they are number one. That being said, our customer service along with our experience employees are very loyal and reliable, with work practice is handled with confidence, knowledge and accuracy.
Cons: Lack of team work with certain people.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Aiken:
"Don't even."
Pros: I'm employed and I get paid......
Cons: Everything except for the fact they sign my checks.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Milwaukee:
"Change is good."
In pharmacy, it's good to perfect what you know, but don't be afraid to switch companies or toles every 2 to 3 years. Technicians who do this tend to make 50% more over the course of their lifetime. You will pick up additional skills to make you valuable and while you might get a 2 to 3% raise each year with your employer, you could get 8-10% or more by switching jobs.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Tigard:
"Great job for those that are detail-oriented."
Patience. And take your time, do not rush.

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) in Kaufman:
"It's ok. .....sometimes."
Pros: I like helping the customers who actually treat me like I'm not beneath them.
Cons: Rude and mean customers!