Pharmacy Technician Day
Pharmacy Technician Day is held on October 17. PTDay was first endorsed by Pharmacy Technician Educators Association, American Association of Pharmacy Technicians, Inc. – AAPT and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board in 2015. It has been observed the third Tuesday in October since 1991. This event in the second decade of the month October is annual. Help us
The global pharmaceuticals market is worth $300 billion. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2017, there were 417,720 Pharmacy Technicians and their mean annual salary was about $33,060. Retail Pharmacies hire the maximum number of pharmacy technicians and pay a salary of approximately $30,950 annually.
The average age of an employed pharmacist technician is 37 years old. The most common ethnicity of pharmacist technicians is White (56.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18.1%) and African American (11.6%).
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