Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

If your resume isn't generating interviews, it's time for a dose of inspiration. Check out this sample for an entry-level pharmacy technician.

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician

If a side effect of your resume is that it isn't generating interviews, it's time for a dose of inspiration, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. to see how to create a pharm tech resume that gets noticed, view the resume sample for an entry-level pharmacy technician that Isaacs created below. You can also download the entry-level pharmacy technician resume template in Word. And if you need more help, get a free resume evaluation from the experts at Monster's Resume Writing Service.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs for pharmacy technicians are projected to grow by 12% (or 47,600 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average. You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaTexasFloridaIllinois, and New York; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityChicagoLos AngelesHouston, and Dallas

The median wage for a pharmacy technician is $15.89 per hour, according to Monster data.



Entry-Level Pharmacy Technician resume template

Sometown, AZ 85287
Home: (555) 555-5555 | LinkedIn URL

Certified Pharmacy Technician

  • PTCB-certified pharmacy technician with a high level of motivation to launch career in this field.
  • Training has included four weeks of practice in a clinical externship as well as training in a state-of-the-art pharmacy laboratory.
  • Learned from respected PharmD instructors, gaining a foundation in pharmacy best practices, medication pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations and prescription processing.
  • Experience includes current position as a retail pharmacy cashier—provide exemplary patient care and ensure a positive customer experience.

Education & Credentials

Pharmacy Technician Diploma, 5/2016

  • Graduated from ASHP-accredited school, acquiring the knowledge to sit for and pass the CPhT exam on the first attempt.
  • Earned “A” grade after completing 160-hour clinical externship at XYZ Pharmacy.

  • Completed curriculum delivered in classroom, online and lab settings covering topics including:
    • Medical & Pharmaceutical Terminology
    • Pharmacology of Medications
    • Retail Pharmacy Procedures
    • Medicare & Medicaid Reimbursements
    • Pharmaceutical Calculations
    • FDA Drug Safety Guidelines
    • Pharmacy Practice Ethics
    • Prescription Filling
    • Medication Compounding
    • Basic Anatomy
    • Patient Care & Interaction
    • Medication Inventory Management


  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), 5/2012
  • Trainee License, Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, 3/2012
  • Sterile Products Certification, National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), 2012

Pharmacy Experience

Family-owned neighborhood drugstore offering a full-service retail pharmacy.

Cashier,2011 to 2012

  • Worked in a busy neighborhood drugstore and gained hands-on knowledge of retail pharmacy operations.
  • Provided friendly customer service that helped retain customers despite fierce competition in the industry.
  • Demonstrated accuracy in cashiering, cash handling and credit-card processing, consistently balancing cash drawer to the penny.
  • Routinely commended for maintaining an orderly and clean store appearance.

Available for Evening and Weekend Shift Work