As one of the careers with the highest projected growth rates according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics pharmacy technicians are expected to be in high demand at least until 2024. This leads to job security and stability.
Expect to work mainly in pharmacies and drug stores. While 52 percent of pharmacy technicians work in pharmacies many also work at general medical and surgical hospitals, grocery stores and department stores. Pharmacy technicians spend most of the workday on their feet.