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31-9095 Pharmacy Aides



Record drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. May operate cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 103$14.00/hr$12.42/hr$12.49/hr$12.49/hr$15.77/hr$15.81/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities70$16.78/hr
Education and Health Services50$15.64/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$16.96/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota 10$15.81/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 10$12.49/hr-14.3%
Southeast Minnesota 10$16.05/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$15.31/hr-6.9%
Northwest Balance of State 30$15.31/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 50$16.96/hrN/A
Minnesota 120$16.78/hr-15.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Pharmacy Technicians 7,430$20.30/hr1.7%
Gambling Cage Workers 350$18.59/hrN/A
Cashiers 61,520$14.70/hr-9.3%


  • Prepare prescription labels by typing or operating a computer and printer.
  • Operate cash register to process cash or credit sales.
  • Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary.
  • Greet customers and help them locate merchandise.
  • Unpack, sort, count, and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.
  • Receive, store, and inventory pharmaceutical supplies or medications, check for out-of-date medications, and notify pharmacist when inventory levels are low.
  • Perform clerical tasks, such as filing, compiling and maintaining prescription records, or composing letters.
  • Process medical insurance claims, posting bill amounts and calculating copayments.
  • Restock storage areas, replenishing items on shelves.
  • Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.