Are you worried about the future of pharmacy?

Well, you shouldn’t be. According to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), there will be a shortfall of approximately 157,000 pharmacists by 2020.

Here’s a few more reasons there why pharmacy has a great future.

Demand

The good thing is that the demand for pharmaceutical services has led to an increase in salaries for the pharmacy industry. Therefore, pharmacists will continue to be a vital profession needed for the future of healthcare.

Growth

The employment of pharmacists is expected to grow 14 percent and 20 percent for pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More importantly, as the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries continue to grow, so will the need for trained and certified pharmacy professionals.

Opportunity

There are thousands of pharmacy jobs and plenty of openings to be found. If you are looking for a job in pharmacy, check out who’s hiring on inPharmacyJobs today!

Sources:

http://www.aacp.org/resources/student/pharmacyforyou/Pages/joboutlook.aspx

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacists.htm

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm