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You will have to take approved pharmacy tech training in Utah and get a national pharmacy technician certification to become a Utah pharmacy tech. Training can be done on the job or in a formal setting. They are both great options to enter one of the best options for a healthcare career in Utah and we show you the three steps you will have to take to make it all happen.

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The Steps to Becoming a Pharmacy Technician in Utah

If you are 18 years old and have your high school diploma/GED you can start the process to become a pharmacy tech in Utah if you follow our 3 steps listed below.

Step 1: Sign-up for Accredited Training

In Utah, you have to take approved training to get your certification. Below is the list of accredited pharmacy tech schools in Utah.

Approved Pharmacy Tech Schools in Utah

Uintah Basin Technical College
1100 E Lagoon St 124-5 Roosevelt UT 84066

Ogden-Weber Technical College
200 N Washington Blvd Ogden UT 84404-4089

Eagle Gate College-Murray
5588 South Green Street Murray UT 84123-6965

Dixie Technical College
1506 S. Silicon Way Saint George UT 84770

Davis Technical College
550 E 300 S Kaysville UT 84037-2699

Mountainland Technical College
2301 West Ashton Blvd. Lehi UT 84043

Provo College
1450 W 820 N Provo UT 84601

Snow College
150 E College Ave Ephraim UT 84627

Bridgerland Technical College
1301 North 600 West Logan UT 84321

Eagle Gate College-Layton
915 N 400 W Layton UT 84041

Step 2: Complete and Graduate From Your Training

After you take and pass your formal approved training, you can register for the PTCE or the ExCPT examinations. The tests come from the National Healthcare Association (ExCPT) the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCE).

Step 3: Successfully Pass the PTCE or the ExCPT

Once you pass either the ExCPT or the PTCE, you will be able to register for your license in Utah with the (DOPL) Utah Department of Commerce – Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.

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Pharmacy Technician Salary Outlook in Utah

We break out the salary for pharmacy techs in Utah below using statistics and put them in a sort-able table.

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.27$14.86$21.98
Salt Lake City, UTHourly$12.85$17.32$22.68
Ogden-Clearfield, UTHourly$12.96$16.66$21.05
South Western UtahHourly$12.67$16.18$18.81
Provo-Orem, UTHourly$12.45$16.05$22.93
Northern UtahHourly$12.70$15.63$21.35
St. George, UTHourly$11.75$15.52$21.48
Eastern UtahHourly$12.28$14.95$21.70
Logan, UT-IDHourly$12.07$14.66$20.25
West Central UtahHourly$11.61$14.31$18.53

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