Health and Public Safety

Pharmacy Assistant

Pharmacy Assistants support Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians by counting, packaging and labelling pharmaceutical products and maintaining prescription records and inventories for medications and pharmaceutical products.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Oral and written communication
  • Caring attitude towards others
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • Hospitals and community pharmacies
  • Possible shift work
  • Standing for most of the time
  • Dealing with customers

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacist

*May require additional education.

Related or similar careers

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Sterile Processing Technician

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95%

Average SAIT graduate employment rate (2017)*
*Pharmacy Assistant

$44,800

Average salary (Alberta)*
*alis.alberta.ca

$32,000

Median SAIT graduate salary (2017)*
*Pharmacy Assistant

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