Nebraska Pharmacy Tech Requirements

Updated 11/20/22

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:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a high school graduate or recognized by the State Department of Education as having the equivalent level of education
  • have never been convicted of any non-alcohol, drug-related misdemeanor or felony
  • be registered by DHHS as a pharmacy technician
  • Submit application

Nebraska Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $17.36/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