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You are not required to complete pharmacy tech training in Oklahoma to become a pharmacy technician in Oklahoma. You only have to be registered with the Oklahoma Pharmacy Board and be willing to receive on-the-job training from a licensed pharmacist to earn the right to work in Oklahoma as a pharmacy technician. Certification should not be overlooked, for it will make you more money and make you more presentable to future employers. We show the path to become a pharmacy tech in Oklahoma below.

Find Pharmacy Tech Schools in Oklahoma Below

 

The Steps to Becoming a Pharmacy Technician in Oklahoma

The requirements for beginning in pharmacy tech schools in Oklahoma are made by Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy (OSBP). We listed them below:

1 – HS Diploma/GED
2 – Have good moral character
3 – Be Capable of Doing the Work

Certification is not mandatory, or is getting accredited formal pharmacy technician training.

Step 1: Are you Going Towards CPHT Certification in Oklahoma?

Deciding if you are getting certified is the first step in in simple four step guide. It is not mandated by the state to get certified, so it is totally up to you. If you do, step 2 is next and if you are not, you can start finding a pharmacy that will hire and train you now as long as you meet the entry demands.

Step 2: Enroll in Program that is Approved in the State of Oklahoma

If you are going for your certification in Oklahoma make sure to sign up for approved training in the state.

Accredited Pharmacy Tech Schools in Oklahoma

Chisholm Trail Technology Center
283 State Highway 33 Omega OK 73764-6335
405-729-8324

High Plains Technology Center
3921 34th St Woodward OK 73801
580-256-6618

Platt College-Tulsa
3801 S Sheridan Tulsa OK 74145
918-663-9000

Tulsa Technology Center
3420 S Memorial Drive Tulsa OK 74145
918-828-5000

Pioneer Technology Center
2101 N Ash Ponca City OK 74601
580-762-8336

Meridian Technology Center
1312 S Sangre Rd Stillwater OK 74074-1899

Tulsa Community College
6111 E Skelly Dr Tulsa OK 74135-6198
918-595-7000

Step 3: Complete Your program and any Necessary Internship Work

If you have chosen to attend approved formal training, you will have to complete your training and any internship for the ability to get access to the certification exam. You can sign up for the certification exam following the passing of formal training.

Step 4: Pass the PTCE or ExCPT Certification Exam

The PTCE and the ExCPT examinations are the two choices for getting certified. You can get your CPHT Certification title by passing either examination in Oklahoma. You must register with the Board of Pharmacy after getting your certification.

Both of these exams are described in more detail here.

Pharmacy Technician Salary in Oklahoma

The latest and current numbers on pharmacy tech salary offered in Oklahoma is shown and they come from the bls.gov website.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.27$14.86$21.98
Yearly$21,370$30,920$45,710
OklahomaHourly$10.01$13.98$19.23
Yearly$20,820$29,070$40,000
Lawton, OKHourly$9.72$15.54$19.68
Yearly$20,210$32,320$40,940
Oklahoma City, OKHourly$10.44$14.92$20.41
Yearly$21,710$31,030$42,460
Northeastern OklahomaHourly$11.14$14.68$20.78
Yearly$23,160$30,540$43,230
Fort Smith, AR-OKHourly$9.56$13.55$19.10
Yearly$19,870$28,180$39,720
Southwestern OklahomaHourly$9.96$12.94$18.60
Yearly$20,720$26,920$38,700
Tulsa, OKHourly$9.88$12.87$17.71
Yearly$20,550$26,770$36,840
Northwestern OklahomaHourly$9.73$12.74$18.27
Yearly$20,240$26,500$38,000
Southeastern OklahomaHourly$9.46$12.55$18.38
Yearly$19,670$26,110$38,220

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