Maryland Pharmacy Tech Requirements

Updated 11/20/22

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Maryland Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $18.19/hr

Maryland State Specific Requirements:

  • You must be at least 17 years old
  • You must be enrolled in high school or have a high school diploma/GED
  • You must have Prepared for and Passed the PTCB Exam
  • Maryland requires 10 hours of continuing education (CE) during the first 2 year re-certification cycle and 20 hours of CEs every 2 years thereafter
  • The Maryland Board of Pharmacy requires a $45 renewal fee be paid before the expiration date of the license

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Continuing Education Requirements:

  • Obtain 20 hours of Continuing Education (CE) during 2 year re-certification cycle
  • 1 hour must be in Pharmacy Law, 1 hour must be in Patient Safety
  • All Continuing Education must be Tech-Specific
  • The PTCB Re-certification Fee is $40 and is payable to the PTCB every 2 years