CVS in Monmouth County,NJ gives just 8.90 an hour with certification, and after a year 9.05. Go to Walgreens!CVS pays 9/hr then it goes up to 11/hr after you get your cert, usually within three months. If you stay with it you can make 40k a year.
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BEING A PHARM TECH FOR 6 YEARS NOW AT UNIVERSITY OF MD I MAKE 30 DOLLARS AND HOUR
WHEN I STARTED I MADE 16 BECAUSE I WENT STRAIGHT TO HOSPITAL
AS A PHARMACY TECH YOU ARE NOT LIMITED TO HOSPITAL OR RETAIL
YOU CAN WORK IN MEDICAID FOR THE STATE OR EVEN PACKAGING
THE KEY IS TO GET MORE SKILLS
LIKE MAKING INTRAVANEOUS PACKS,IV.
OR COMPOUNDING WHICH THEY HAVE JOBS WHERE YOU JUST COMPOUND OR PACKAGE MEDS
THE BEST THING TO DO IS TO GET CERTIFIED
IF YOU LIVE IN MD AND YOUR A WOMAN THERE IS A FREE PROGRAM ON 900 SOMERSET STREET WHICH IS FREE AND ONLY TAKES 3 MONTHS
I GRADUATED FROM THERE THEY ARE ASSOCIATED WITH NOTRE DAME COLLEGE
THERE INFO IS ON THIS SITE
GOOD LUCK AND DONT STOP THERE
IM ON MY WAY TO BECOME A PHARMACIST WHICH IS 150,000 A YEAR BECAUSE OF MY PHARM TECH EXPERIENCE..
My niece works at CVS in NJ, is certified, works there almost 2 years and is only at 9.05/hr. Go to Walgreens, they pay more.