Sample Pharmacy Technician Resumes

If you want a great pharmacy tech job, then you need a conspicuous resume that will stand out. You need the right platform to showcase your best professional qualities. It should highlight your most valuable skills, including customer care and procedural abilities.

Describe the skills explicitly in your work history section, giving examples whenever possible. Create a strong resume by displaying your finest professional achievements. Illustrate attributes such as dependability and honesty to further sell your skills. Here we provide you with information on how to write a pharmacy technician resume as well as examples, each for entry level and experienced pharmacy technician.

How to Write A Pharmacy Technician Resume

• Given that, the only criterion necessary for applying for a pharmacy tech job is a high school diploma, there are a lot of aspirants vying for the position. Consequently, this raises the competition tremendously and makes it very vital that you have a good resume which will appeal to the employer.

• Begin your resume with personal information including your full name, address, contact number, and email address.

• Have a forceful summary which will interest the employer and state your aptitude.

• Enumerate your best skills which relate to your job closely. Make use of powerful and convincing keywords while writing in this section of the resume.

• Specify your educational details under a separate section.

• In case you are an experienced applicant, cite your previous job experience along with the duties that you performed there.

Entry Level Pharmacy Technician Resume Samples

Entry level pharmacy technician jobs have a huge number of applicants as it is the first step towards a pharmacy technician career. As mentioned above, you must edge out competition and create that first impression with your resume. In this section we look at 3 examples of pharmacy technician resumes for entry level jobs.

Example 1: Applying for the post of an entry level pharmacy technician at a retail pharmacy - Resume of a Certified Pharmacy Technician without Any Formal Schooling or experience.

This resume is for Susan Harrison who has just obtained her PTCB certification. She does not have any prior work experience and neither has she completed any formal training. She is applying for an entry level position at a family owned pharmacy.

Susan Harrison, CPhT
Tampa, FL
Home: (444) 555-5445
[email protected]
LinkedIn URL


A Certified Pharmacy Technician who is self-motivated, disciplined, committed, diligent and trustworthy who maintains absolute accuracy at work. Has a professional attitude towards work and is keen to start a Pharmacy Technician career.

Relevant Skills

• Prescription Processing
• Pharmaceutical Calculations
• Drug Classifications and Safety
• Inventory Management
• FDA Compliance
• Customer Care
• Medicare, Medicaid & Insurance Claims Processing


• Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), 7/2017
• Trainee License, Florida State Board of Pharmacy, 8/2017

Example 2: Applying for the post of an entry level pharmacy technician at a retail pharmacy - Resume of a Certified Pharmacy Technician with a Diploma in Pharmacy Technology

This resume is written for Diana Adams who has just completed her Diploma and obtained her PTCB certification. She has no prior experience.

Diana Adams, CPhT
Lufkin, TX 85557
Home: (555) 333-5555
[email protected] | LinkedIn URL


• Recently passed the PTCB examination and is motivated to start a pharmacy technician career.
• Completed a Diploma in Pharmacy Technology from Angelina College.
• Has a thorough knowledge of core pharmacy topics including pharmacology, pharmacy law and ethics, pharmaceutical calculations and prescription processing.
• Has gained real time clinical experience at CVS Pharmacy, which was part of the Diploma program.

Education & Credentials

Angelina College, Lufkin, Texas
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 CVS Pharmacy.
• Completed curriculum delivered in classroom, online and lab settings covering topics including:

o Medical & Pharmaceutical Terminology
o Pharmacology
o Retail Pharmacy Procedures
o Medicare & Medicaid Reimbursements
o Pharmaceutical Calculations
o FDA Drug Safety Guidelines
o Pharmacy Practice Ethics
o Prescription Filling
o Medication Compounding
o Basic Anatomy
o Patient Care & Interaction
o Medication Inventory Management


• Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), 6/2016
• Trainee License, Texas State Board of Pharmacy, 8/2016

Available for Evening and Weekend Shift Work

Example 3: Resume for the post of a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy - The applicant has completed a 2-year Associate Degree program and has recently obtained a PTCB certification.

Leticia Morris is applying to Healthwealth Hospital for the post of a pharmacy technician. She has completed her Associate Degree in Pharmacy Technology and has recently obtained her PTCB certification.

Leticia Morris
High Street, Albany, NY 99999 | H: (111) 333-222 | [email protected]


Enthusiastic pharmacy technician with clinical as well as education experience.
Knowledge of operating automatic dispensing machine.
A collaborative team player with immaculate organizational skills.
A committed, diligent and trustworthy individual who maintains absolute accuracy at work and always provides courteous service.


• Pharmacology
• Medical terminology Hospital procedures IV Dosage
• Pharmaceutical calculations
• Pharmacy laws and ethics
• Pharmacy Clinical
• Applied Pharmacology I and II


ABC Community College- Associate Degree in Pharmacy Technology 5/2017
PTCB Certification 6/2017


Walgreens Pharmacy from March 2017 to May 2017

• Assisted the pharmacist with pharmacy operations
• Performed drug dispensing duties
• Demonstrated utmost accuracy with compounding and mixing


Children's Hospital, Albany NY
Storytelling and singing rhymes for the children at the hospital

Experienced Pharmacy Technician Resume Samples

Example 1 - Applying for the post of an experienced pharmacy technician at a retail pharmacy - Resume of a Trained, Certified and Experienced Pharmacy Technician.

Here we take a look at John Thomson's resume, who is a certified pharmacy tech. He has completed his pharmacy technician training from Johnston Technical College in May 2017. He has been working at CVS Pharmacy for 2 years.

John Thomson, CPhT
Albany, NY
Home: (555) 545-5445
[email protected]
LinkedIn URL


A PTCB-certified pharmacy tech, with a high level of drive to start a career in this field.
Gained training of 12 weeks, with 4 weeks of lab learning.
Graduated from Johnston Technical College, completing coursework in topics, including, pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations, medical terminology and prescription processing.
Currently, employed as an entry level pharmacy tech at CVS Pharmacy.

Education and Credentials

Pharmacy Technician Diploma, 5/2017

• Graduated from ASHP-accredited Johnston Technical College, Albany, NY, obtaining the knowledge to sit for and pass the CPhT examination on the first attempt.
• Acquired "A" grade after the completion 160-hour clinical externship at Walgreens Pharmacy.
• Completed the curriculum delivered in classroom, online and laboratory settings which include the topics:

• 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), 7/2017
• Trainee License, NY State Board of Pharmacy, 8/2017

Work Experience

CVS Pharmacy, Albany, NY
Pharmacy Technician, 2016 to Present

• Well-versed with retail pharmacy operations.
• Communicates effectively with patients and customers.
• Has an eye for detail and has demonstrated accuracy in the work done.
• Maintained the store in a systematic, organized and clean manner.
• Assisted the pharmacy technician in dispensing of medication.

Recent Workshops Completed

Pharmacy Law and Ethics, Drug Classifications and Inventory Management.

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