SOC Code: 29-1051

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Pharmacists prepare and dispense drugs and medicines prescribed by doctors. Most Pharmacists prepare, compound, package, and sell medicines.

1.  Must have attained the age of majority.
2.  Complete a degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school.
3.  Complete a 2000-hour internship program.
4.  Pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) and the Multi-State Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.
Alcohol or drug addiction.
Fraudulent statements on license application.

School Located in Wyoming
University of Wyoming - Laramie 
     School of Pharmacy

Pharmacists must be licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy.

The examination is available on weekdays.
NAPLEX Exam $465.00
MPJE Exam $185.00
Criminal Background Check $  50.00
WY Licensure Examination/Score Transfer $  75.00
Annual Renewal $100.00
Reciprocity $200.00

Licensing Agency
James T. Carder
Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy
632 South David Street, Suite 100
Casper, Wyoming  82601-3190
Phone: (307) 234-0294

Licensing Authority
W.S. 33-24-101 through 33-24-301.

Additional Sources of Information
American Pharmaceutical Association
2215 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20037

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
1426 Prince Street
Alexandria, Virginia  22314

American Council on Pharmaceutical Education
311 West Superior Street
Chicago, Illinois  60610

The National Community Pharmacists Association
205 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, Virginia  22314

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
700 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, Illinois  60068

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Wages Last Updated June 2008

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