Is pharmacy technician a good job? Is it good 2 go 2 a university or community college first?

I think i want 2 be a pharmacy technician and im confused if i should attend a university or start off at a community college. It seems like a very interesting job and was wondering 4 people feedback

Asked By: Ash - 12/8/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I am a pharmacy tech myself. Although I am certified, I did not go to any college to get my certification and honestly I think it is a waste of time and money to do so. Try to get a job at a pharmacy; I started at Walgreen's and after few months they sent me to a 2 months, every weekend class and they not only paid for... More
Answered By: smarties - 12/8/2007
Additional Answers (6)
start at a community college then transfer over
Answered By: glamour04111 - 12/8/2007
Upgrade yourself into a nuclear technologist. Its a very good job to earn fast.
Answered By: Adam Davidson - 12/8/2007
if your looking for money try something else. if not you can do it online also like university of Phoenix
Answered By: mastat601 - 12/8/2007
Which pharmacy does your family use? Do you know the pharmacist ? Why not ask him or her what the field of pharmacy entails. They might give you some clues. If you have a guidance counselor for your high school class, why not consult with him? Go to the library and you might find a list of colleges which have degrees... More
Answered By: googie - 12/8/2007
Currently, the average salary for a regular pharm tech is about 28k and for a lead tech about 33k a year. It is not worth going for formal classes when most of the pharmacies will pay for you to take the certification exam. Within a couple of months, you should just through experience, be able to pass it... More
Answered By: Lea - 12/9/2007
Either way- go to college. Be careful with community college credits because some may not transfer to colleges in a different state. You should also check out the board of pharmacy for your state. Having Pharmacy experience is part of getting a liscense, so you will have to apply to be a tech in training to log... More
Answered By: Christina - 12/12/2007
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-311