Pharmacy Technician in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Arkansas


Around 0.1% of Arkansas's graduates graduate from pharmacy technician training certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 84 pharmacy technicians graduate from Arkansas' 4 pharmacy technician schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas with a pharmacy technician program is Remington College-Little Rock Campus, which is located in Little Rock. In 2010, it was ranked 80th nationwide. In 2010, Remington College-Little Rock Campus graduated 52 students from its pharmacy technician program. Remington College-Little Rock Campus charged in-state students $14,745 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a pharmacy technician program is Arkansas State University-Beebe. Arkansas State University-Beebe, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Beebe. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Beebe graduated 10 students from its pharmacy technician program. Tuition at Arkansas State University-Beebe was $2,160 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arkansas with a pharmacy technician program is Mid-South Community College, which is located in West Memphis. In 2010, it was ranked 93rd nationwide. Students at Mid-South Community College paid $2,270 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Pharmacy technician schools in Arkansas, charge students an average tuition of $4,794 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,745 per year, or as little as $2,160 per year. The Arkansas pharmacy technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Remington College-Little Rock Campus - located in Little Rock, students are charged $14,745 per year
  2. Mid-South Community College - located in West Memphis, students are charged $2,270 per year
  3. Arkansas State University-Beebe - located in Beebe, students are charged $2,160 per year

The following Arkansas pharmacy technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Arkansas State University-Beebe - located in Beebe, students are charged $2,160 per year
  2. Mid-South Community College - located in West Memphis, students are charged $2,270 per year
  3. Remington College-Little Rock Campus - located in Little Rock, students are charged $14,745 per year

A pharmacy technician certificate from an Arkansas school... what next?

Most people who graduate from pharmacy technician school in Arkansas go on to work as a pharmacy technician. If you decide to work as a pharmacy technician in Arkansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,610 Arkansas pharmacy technicians as of 2010. In Arkansas, the largest numbers of pharmacy technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Faulkner County - 1,030 pharmacy technicians
  2. Arkansas County - 480 pharmacy technicians
  3. Clay County - 480 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,400 pharmacy technicians will be working in Arkansas state. This would require the number of pharmacy technicians to grow by 24%.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $24,190 per year. However, Arkansas pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,880 per year to more than $38,240 per year in 2010. A pharmacy technician in the following Arkansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cleveland County - $25,980 per year
  2. Benton County - $25,690 per year
  3. Craighead County - $25,310 per year

On average, pharmacy technicians earns the least in the following Arkansas counties:

  1. Clay County - $22,370 per year
  2. Arkansas County - $22,680 per year
  3. Cleburne County - $23,300 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or physician assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Pharmacy Technician Training in Arkansas
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,332 miles from location Arkansas State University-Beebe Beebe AR 18.1395 n/a 4,491
6,237 miles from location Mid-South Community College West Memphis AR 6.82434 n/a 2,192
6,361 miles from location Remington College-Little Rock Campus Little Rock AR 20.1589 22% 522
6,360 miles from location Heritage College-Little Rock Little Rock AR n/a n/a 177
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arkansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 3,610 $24,190 52.3%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 630 $19,100 90.9%
 

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