Pharmacy Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacy Technician?

Pharmacy Technician in Houston:
Take advantage of the opportunity to learn. Then continue to test the market for jobs with more pay or better work-life balance.

Pharmacy Technician in Spring Hill:
"Corporate, highly stressful, good hours."
Pros: Helping provide people with the medications that help them live out fairly comfortable days.
Cons: The stress, co-workers not cooperating, not many benefits, the pay.

Pharmacy Technician in Lewisville:
"Over worked, impossible expectations."
Pros: Working with people and training new employees.
Cons: Understaffed, high turnover rate. Not respected. Impossible demands, set up for failure.

Pharmacy Technician in Murrieta:
Pros: I'm good at it. I have a great bond with most of my patients as we are a neighborhood pharmacy. Work with a great team.
Cons: The company is horrible. They treat employees like garbage, making us do the workload of 4 people. We're so short staffed we can't give our customers the care and attention they should be getting at a health facility. Too much focus on scores and numbers.

Pharmacy Technician in Demopolis:
"It's a learning experience."
Pros: The learning process.
Cons: Attitudes from people who are at fault and favoritism.

Pharmacy Technician in Thomasville:
"It's ok."
Pros: My coworkers and my customers and my hours.
Cons: The pay.

Pharmacy Technician in Kennewick:
"Crazy."
Pros: My customers and the hours.
Cons: Lack of staffing and accountability, as well as scheduling, lots of stress.