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Pharmacy sales assistants

Pharmacy sales assistants sell pharmaceutical goods, toiletries and related goods in retail pharmacies.

What do pharmacy sales assistants do?

  • accept prescriptions for filling by retail pharmacists
  • determine customer requirements and advise customers on the selection, price and usage of non-prescription medicines
  • advise customers on the correct application and storage of medicines
  • promote and sell goods and services such as non-prescription drugs, first aid supplies, toiletries and cosmetics
  • help with the ongoing management of stock such as product inventories and participating in stocktakes
  • stacking and displaying goods for sale, and wrapping and packing goods sold

Moderate

projected job openings

$33-$42k

qualified full-time wage

30%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started