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Attending one of the great pharmacy tech training programs in Nebraska is looking like a wonderful and shall we say, a smart idea after seeing all the wonderful expected growth over the next decade for the allied health career in Nebraska! We get in to the in-depth details below for you, show you what to expect in your approved training, and how to go about getting certified in Nebraska as a pharmacy technician.

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How to become a pharmacy technician in Nebraska

The four-step process for becoming a pharmacy tech in Nebraska is displayed below once you have met any entry requirements. We list them for you below:

In addition to being certified as a CPHT, you will have to be at least 18 years old and have a HS diploma/GED for employment as a pharmacy tech in Nebraska. You also must not have been convicted of any drug-related crimes and then register with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Step 1: Determine if you are Going in to Training or Just Getting Certified

In Nebraska, pharmacy techs can work if they have a CPHT certification by ether passing the PTCE or ExCPT examinations but have not attended accredited training as a pharmacy tech. The decision is yours and should be made up front before you get started on your career path.

Step 2: Find an Approved Program and Sign-up for Your Classes

The list below is all of the approved pharmacy tech schools in Nebraska.

Accredited Pharmacy Technician Schools in Nebraska

Southeast Community College Area – Pharm Tech Certificate
301 South 68th Street Place Lincoln NE 68510-2449 402-471-3333

National American University-Bellevue – Pharm Tech Certificate
3604 Summit Plaza Drive Bellevue NE 68123-1065 409-972-4250

Step 3: Finish Your Accredited Program

What school you attend matters when selecting and going to pharmacy tech school as it does when ever you choose your education. Complete your approved training and you will be on your to getting your certification and working Nebraska as a pharmacy tech.

Step 4: Pass the PTCE or ExCPT Certification Exam

There are two nationally-recognized pharmacy tech certification tests to choose from when looking at where you should take the certification exam in Nebraska (PTCE and ExCPT). Pass one of these exams and you can become a pharmacy technician in Nebraska.

The link here is a deeper description of the two examinations.

Pharmacy Technician Salary Outlook in Nebraska

Pharmacy tech compensation in Nebraska is close to the national average according to statistics.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.27$14.86$21.98
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IAHourly$10.49$14.77$19.68
Northeastern NebraskaHourly$10.12$14.43$21.22
Southeastern NebraskaHourly$11.02$14.05$18.35
Sioux City, IA-NE-SDHourly$10.13$13.84$18.79
Lincoln, NEHourly$9.87$13.83$19.70
Western NebraskaHourly$10.54$13.58$17.59
Central NebraskaHourly$10.38$13.28$18.63

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