Massachusetts Pharmacy Tech Requirements

Last updated: 8/23/22

Massachusetts State Specific Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be of good moral character and not been convicted of a drug-related felony
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent, or currently enrolled in a program that awards such a degree or certificate
  • Have completed either:
  • Have passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam

Massachusetts Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $20.20/hr

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