Pharmacy Technician in Idaho

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Idaho

Each year, approximately 0.3% of Idaho graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. In other words, every year an estimated 107 pharmacy technicians graduate from Idaho's 3 pharmacy technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho with a pharmacy technician program is Carrington College-Boise, which is located in Boise. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. 59 students graduated with a certificate in pharmacy technician from Carrington College-Boise in 2010.

Milan Institute, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Boise. In 2010, Milan Institute graduated 40 students from its pharmacy technician program.

North Idaho College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Coeur D Alene. Students at North Idaho College paid $2,658 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Idaho's pharmacy technician schools ranges from $2,658 per year to $2,658 per year. But, the average tuition is $886 per year. The Idaho pharmacy technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year

The pharmacy technician schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year

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

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. If you decide to work as a pharmacy technician in Idaho, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,640 Idaho pharmacy technicians as of 2010. The Idaho counties with the largest populations of pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Ada County - 610 pharmacy technicians
  2. Kootenai County - 190 pharmacy technicians
  3. Benewah County - 180 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 44% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,240 pharmacy technicians working in the Idaho then.


On average, pharmacy technicians earn $29,500 per year. However, Idaho pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,880 per year to more than $45,680 per year in 2010. A pharmacy technician in the following Idaho counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Kootenai County - $33,880 per year
  2. Ada County - $30,810 per year
  3. Benewah County - $30,310 per year

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

  1. Bannock County - $25,110 per year
  2. Bear Lake County - $25,250 per year
  3. Blaine County - $27,590 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in Idaho 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 Idaho
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,517 miles from location Carrington College-Boise Boise ID 32.6786 100% 1,440
7,518 miles from location Milan Institute Boise ID 23.4695 n/a 475

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Pharmacy Technicians + 1,640 $29,500 110.3%
Pharmacy Aides + 60 $26,280 -57.1%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are pharmacy technician related jobs in Idaho