Career Outlook for Pharmacy Aides

Also known as:  Certified Pharmacist Assistant, Pharmacist Aide, Pharmacist Assistant, Pharmacy Assistant, Pharmacy Clerk, Prescription Clerk
The overall job outlook for Pharmacy Aid careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 3.90 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.65 percent per year. Demand for Pharmacy Aides is expected to go up, with an expected 1,920 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.48 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Pharmacy Aides in the following states
California 9,240
Florida 5,270
New York 3,130
Texas 2,770
Puerto Rico 2,720
New Jersey 2,640
Illinois 2,330
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Pharmacy Aides
Delaware 30
New Hampshire 50
Idaho 60
Montana 90
Maine 120
District of Columbia 120
Vermont 130