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Colorado Pharmacy Technician Salaries – CO

Colorado Pharmacy Technician Salary


Being a pharmacy technician can be a rewarding, enjoyable job, and it doesn’t take a lot of schooling to become one. By comparison, it takes much more schooling to become a pharmacist. A Colorado pharmacist, according to indeed.com, can command a six-figure salary. Of the 324,000 pharmacy technicians counted by the BLS in 2008, the median wage was $27,710. Sample average salaries for 2009 taken from indeed.com are listed below for the ten largest cities in Colorado.


Denver, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $29,000
Colorado Springs, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $27,000
Aurora, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $29,000
Lakewood, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $29,000
Ft. Collins, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $25,000
Thornton, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $25,000
Pueblo, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $27,000
Westminster, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $29,000
Arvada, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $29,000
Highlands Ranch, Colorado pharmacy technician salary: $29,000

Professional Organization for Pharmacy Technicians in the State of Colorado

Colorado lacks a local organization for pharmacy technicians, but there is a national organization that offers many benefits.
National Pharmacy Technicians Association (NPTA)

NPTA is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 that offers live and online continuing education courses, an annual convention, job search aids, forums in which members to share information, and advocates for legislation to promote the profession.

National Pharmacy Technicians Association
PO Box 683148
Houston, TX 77268
888-247-8700
pharmacytechnician.org

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