Nebraska

If you’re interested in becoming a Pharmacy Technician in Nebraska the information below will prove to be quite helpful. While Nebraska does not require the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam, most employers within the state require their technicians to be PTCB Certified, and reward that effort by offering greater job opportunities as well as a higher salary.

Nebraska State Specific Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Submit a completed application (and fee of $25) to Nebraska’s Licensure Unit at P.O. Box 94986, Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
  • Pay a $20 renewal fee every 2 years before your license expires (June 30th)

Nebraska Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $14.53/hr

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must have not been convicted of any felonies or drug related misdemeanors
  • Study for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
  • Complete the application process at PTCB.org and include, as part of the application process, pay the exam fee of $129

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