Pharmacy Technician

Kaihangarau Rongoā

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists to prepare and give out medicines.

Pay

Trainee pharmacy technicians usually earn

$36K-$42K per year

Qualified pharmacy technicians usually earn

$42K-$56K per year

Source: Auckland DHBs/PSA MECA and Pharmacy Guild of NZ, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a pharmacy technician are good due to a shortage of workers.
A young female pharmacy technician is standing at the counter of a pharmacy and dispensing medicine to a middle aged woman.

Pharmacy technicians help prepare and dispense medicines

Last updated 2 June 2017