In 2012, U.S. citizens spent nearly $326 billion on prescription medications, according to a report from IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. That's a whopping increase of almost $1 billion in just four short years, when Americans spent $234 billion in 2008. As the population continues to age and an increasing number of baby boomers enter their golden years, the demand for prescription drugs will continue to grow.
TSTC Pharmacy Technician graduates can look forward to many career opportunities throughout the United States, at retail pharmacies, grocery stores, department stores and mass merchandising operations. Additional opportunities abound in hospitals, private and public clinics, drug store chains and government agencies.