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Pharmacy Sales Assistant

Sells pharmaceutical goods, toiletries and related goods in a retail pharmacy.


Tasks Include:


  • accepting prescriptions for filling by Retail Pharmacists
  • determining customer requirements and advising customers on the selection, price and usage of non-prescription medicines
  • advising customers on the correct application and storage of medicines
  • selling goods such as non-prescription drugs, first aid supplies, toiletries and cosmetics
  • accepting payment for goods and services by a variety of payment methods and preparing sales invoices
  • promoting goods and services that are for sale
  • assisting with the ongoing management of stock such as product inventories and participating in stocktakes
Job prospects for Pharmacy Sales Assistants in Victoria

Occupation in the Pharmacy Sales Assistants group include Pharmacy Sales Assistant

Employment prospects
There are currently 7,800 Pharmacy Sales Assistants in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$794.70

Hourly earnings
$20.90

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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