Walgreens Retail Store Careers FAQs

Walgreens Retail Store Jobs FAQs

Corporate Support Office Careers Working behind the scenes, you’ll find talented and driven team members at our Corporate Support Office locations who devise the strategies and initiatives for our stores and help lead us into new health and beauty categories. From Finance to Marketing, Human Resources to IT, our corporate support professionals help provide the framework for helping make health and well-being more accessible to more of our patients and customer’s every day. There are opportunities for people of many talents and backgrounds – whether you’re interested in scouting locations for new stores, increasing market share or creating system platforms to keep us thriving alongside our communities. Learn more about our Corporate Support Office jobs by clicking the links below:
  • E-Commerce / IT / Engineering
  • Facilities & Real Estate
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Global Brands
  • Human Resources
  • Internships
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Procurement
  • Operations & Support
  • Sales
  • Strategy, Planning & Business Development
  • Supply Chain

Available Benefits & Total Health at Walgreens

Walgreens offers a wide variety of benefits to eligible team members designed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being while helping you balance work and life. In addition to company-paid life insurance and voluntary life & personal accident insurance, the benefits below are available to our team members.  

Time Off

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holidays
  • Disability

Profit Sharing & Stock Purchase Plans

  • Profit Sharing Plan – 401(k)
  • Company Match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Company-Paid Life Insurance

Benefit-eligible hourly and salaried team members are eligible for company-paid term life insurance at a benefit equal to:
  • 1.5 times annual base salary for all salaried team members and registered pharmacists/nurses, all hourly-paid coordination band team members and above, and assistant store manager
  • 25,000 for all other hourly-paid team members

Voluntary Life & Personal Accident Insurance

Benefit-eligible hourly and salaried team members may purchase a higher level of term life insurance on voluntary basis.

Health, Prescription Drugs, Dental and Vision

  • Multiple Providers and Plan Levels
  • Optional Orthodontia Coverage

Other Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Flu Shots and Travel Consultations
  • Added Benefits Program®
  • Child Care
  • Prescription Savings Club
  • Transportation Benefit Plan
  • Work & Life Resources

Colorado Pay Equity Act

Please note that benefit offerings can vary by position, length of employment and team member level.

Pharmacy Technician/ Pharm Tech Apprenticeship

Our pharmacy technician positions have undergone an exciting transformation, moving from a transaction-based environment to a much more patient-centric one. As a Walgreens Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Technician Apprentice, you'll be front and center – interacting with our customers and developing strong patient relationships. Pharmacy is the core of our business, and our pharmacy technicians enjoy all the tools and support – including the latest technology – to grow their careers and reach their goals. Walgreens is proud to invest & champion an “earn while you learn” Pharmacy Technician Training Program recognized by ASHP & Department of Labor. This apprenticeship program gives you an entry point to a career in health care by guiding you in taking steps towards becoming a Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certified Pharmacy Technician and helping you maintain the high level of skill required in the pharmacy care industry. Arming you with a nationally recognized, portable credential that will help you advance your career. Whether you are new to working in pharmacies or are an experienced Pharmacy Technician Apply Now! Walgreens will train you to use your skills and talents to serve and care for our patients and customers. The courses, learning activities, and resources provided to you in our pharmacy technician training program are designed to give you foundational and advanced knowledge, skills, and on-the-job experiences you need to prepare to become a certified pharmacy technician. To learn more about the Apprenticeship, click here.
In-store at Walgreens Our in-store team members happily serve our millions of customers every day, and we truly believe that sets us apart and makes us who we are. From the care they put into tasks such as processing and preserving precious memories in our Photo Center to filling a complex (and much needed) prescription in our pharmacy to the genuine smile and warm greeting they give to a customer who just entered the store, they truly are the face, heart and soul of our Walgreens operation. Find out what’s in store for you At Walgreens, you’ll have the opportunity to show you care across your career no matter what role you start in. Whether you are in store management or a pharmacy technician, work in photo finishing, or are one of our new beauty consultants, you’ll find that every Walgreens store represents an incredibly diverse array of talent working together to create a consistently positive customer experience. We depend on our team members to deliver excellent customer care, and, in return, we offer exciting growth, advancement, and fulfillment opportunities for all.

Assistant Store Manager Trainee

As a Walgreens assistant store manager trainee (ASM-T), you'll be taking part in a program that offers a unique development opportunity where you are trained to be a leader in a Walgreens store! Because we want you to succeed in your retail career, we've created a comprehensive leadership program that will equip you to become a Walgreens assistant store manager and then a store manager and, from there –depending on your career goals – move into higher levels of retail management within the organization. We provide in-depth leadership training through our two-year Lead, Engage, Advance, Perform (LEAP) program, where you'll refine skills such as inventory control, merchandising techniques, HR functions, and advertisement knowledge. You'll be provided with the support of upper management, and will participate in helpful computer-based and hands-on learning activities, all aimed at providing you with the resources and knowledge to successfully lead your own Walgreens retail location. We provide in-depth leadership training through our Lead, Engage, Advance, Perform (LEAP) program, where you'll refine skills such as inventory control, merchandising techniques, HR functions, and advertising knowledge. You'll be provided with the support of upper management, and will participate in helpful computer-based and hands-on learning activities, all aimed at providing you with the resources and knowledge to successfully lead your own Walgreens retail location. You’ll also gain the leadership and training that prepare you to transition from operational management into performance management.  

Beauty Advisor

As a beauty advisor, you'll help our customers look and feel their best while building a loyal client base that depends on you for the latest trends and products. It's a chance to work with innovative new cosmetics, including exclusive lines created only for Walgreens. You'll participate in monthly meetings to review the newest items coming to the store, as well as hone your selling and customer-building techniques. And you'll be encouraged to share ideas that help shape the look of the department and your customer interactions. It's all of the tools and training you need to be successful.

Beauty Consultant

Be a part of a beauty revolution to change the face of beauty! Our beauty consultants offer personalized advice, tips/tricks, mini-makeovers, and product consultations using electronic devices to meet customers’ beauty, skincare and cosmetics needs. Here, you’ll apply beauty expertise, creative problem-solving, and exceptional service to help our customers look and feel their best. You’ll build client trust through demonstrating expert knowledge and passion for beauty, as well as have the opportunity to work with trusted cosmetic brands and exclusive lines created for Walgreens. Walgreens is creating a UNIQUE customer experience by offering beauty customers personalized advice across the best range of global beauty brands in a welcoming, inspirational and convenient environment. By demonstrating a passion for beauty and combining this with our existing strengths, we create a unique, differentiated offering for customers. To learn more about the beauty consultant role, click here.

Customer Service Associate

As a customer service associate, you are the face of Walgreens – the person who helps fulfill our mission of making people's lives a little easier, feel a little better, and healthier. You’ll take great pleasure in delighting our customers through friendly, exceptional service, and your genuine, welcoming attitude and approach will help make everyone’s day a little brighter. Key duties include cash register operations and customer service, merchandising, store inventory, and maintaining store signage and displays. It's a great introduction to the Walgreens organization, with opportunities to excel in this position for years to come or to explore a variety of opportunities.
CLICK HERE to learn about Velma, a long time Customer Service Associate who exemplifies what it means to champion health and well-being in her community.


At Walgreens, we’re transforming the traditional drugstore into a health and beauty destination that offers a range of products and services to help customers look and feel their best and live life healthier. Our step-by-step Community Management Internship Program equips you to become a Walgreens store manager in one of the most exciting and fast-paced retail environments in the nation. You'll work with experienced store managers on everything from operations and management responsibilities to merchandising and advertising, as well as partnering with our pharmacy on health initiatives. And at the end of 10 weeks, you'll have the real-world experience you need to succeed in the Walgreens retail environment.

LOOK Boutique

As a LOOK Boutique team member, you'll provide an upscale beauty experience to customers in our exciting, revamped retail space. As part of our model, you’ll have the chance to offer specialized beauty advice, provide beauty services to customers, and recommend personal solutions. You’ll be fully trained on our specialty products and give knowledgeable suggestions to customers on any product line. You’ll also carry out skincare analyses and promote available skincare products and treatments to clients. As a licensed esthetician, nail technician, color expert, or makeup artist, this is your chance to work with some of the best products available in the industry and build a loyal client base along the way.

Photo Specialist

This role offers a unique and special opportunity here at Walgreens – one that lets you serve and engage with our customers on an even more personal level by helping them preserve, celebrate, and commemorate the important moments in their lives. And as photo finishing has evolved, so have the responsibilities of our photo specialists. Not only will you learn to operate state-of-the-art photo processing equipment, you'll receive extensive training in our PictureCare Plus system, where you monitor all orders and even specialty items like photo calendars, films, and mugs. The photo department is a vital part of every Walgreens, and we depend on confident, tech-savvy individuals who are customer-service focused for our continued success.


Walgreens has been evolving along with the pharmacy profession for over 100 years, so we know what it takes to stay ahead of current trends and help our patients be well every day. Over the past few years, Walgreens has used its many years of success as an anchor as we continue to expand, to innovate and to put pharmacy at the forefront of our growth. Pharmacy practice at Walgreens embraces an unmatched standard of quality care and encourages pharmacists to take on new clinical roles in the community. As a pharmacist, this means Walgreens can offer unparalleled opportunities to advance your career and impact your patients' health and daily living. Through focused efforts to allow greater access to patient care and provide additional services such as immunizations, medication therapy management, and health testing, Walgreens pharmacists can look forward to practicing at the highest level at over 9,500 locations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. As a Walgreens pharmacist or pharmacy technician, you'll have numerous opportunities for career growth and a wide range of locations from which to choose. You can work as a community pharmacist in one of our 9,500 locations, as an onsite pharmacist with a hospital or a business, or as a home care pharmacist — just to name a few of the possibilities. It's the chance to hone your skills and advance in a company where our pharmacists are uniquely valued. To learn more about our Pharmacy opportunities click here  

Shift Lead

As a Walgreens shift lead, you'll develop and enhance your leadership abilities as an indispensable asset to our store staff. As a liaison between management and non-management team members, you'll be a key part of ensuring that excellent customer service is delivered to our customers. You'll also provide leadership to team members by communicating tasks from the store manager, coaching on warehouse and vendor orders, and handling day-to-day cash functions. You'll have the tools and guidance available to lead team members and support store management, giving you the opportunity to serve in a vital role on our front-end team.
At Walgreens Centralized Services, we rely on our team of call center/work from home Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Customer Care Specialists to support our customers and retail partners across the United States. This allows our in-store Pharmacy teams to spend more time focusing on the communities we serve. Walgreens empower our Centralized Services team to ensure that we provide extraordinary customer care. In addition to work from home careers, we also have on-location opportunities at our centers in Muscle Shoals, AL; Orlando, FL; Miramar, FL and Chandler, AZ. To apply for jobs, CLICK HERE.

Call Centers

  • Specialists- Connect with our patients to help them with order details, order processing, troubleshooting issues, appointment scheduling and other general customer service needs.
  • Pharmacy Technicians- Support our patients and retail partners by answering questions about their prescription status or processing orders for our retail stores and mail order patients
  • Pharmacists- Support our patients and retail partners by answering questions via phone or chat and processing prescriptions.

Work at Home Jobs

  • Specialists- Connect with our patients to help them learn about new programs we offer or support other company initiatives
  • Pharmacy Technicians- Support our patients by answering questions about their prescription status or processing orders for our retail stores
  • Pharmacists- Support our patients and retail stores by answering question or processing prescriptions
Walgreen Co company of pharmacists, store team members, IT professionals, accountants, nurses and more. And each one of us shares a common goal – to make health and well-being within reach for everyone on a daily basis. Refer below career areas at Walgreen. Career Areas
  • Pharmacy : Opportunities in clinics, specialty pharmacy, and corporate settings.
  • In-store : Store management, customer service and much, much more.
  • Corporate : Everything from Finance to Marketing and HR to IT.
  • Distribution : Delivering merchandise from our distribution center.