Pharmacy Technician in Kansas

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Kansas graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. In other words, every year an estimated 127 pharmacy technicians graduate from Kansas' 4 pharmacy technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a pharmacy technician program is North Central Kansas Technical College, which is located in Beloit. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, North Central Kansas Technical College graduated 4 students from its pharmacy technician program. North Central Kansas Technical College charged in-state students $4,312 in tuition fees per year.

Hutchinson Community College, which is located in Hutchinson, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. Tuition at Hutchinson Community College was $2,528 per year.

Barton County Community College, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Great Bend. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Barton County Community College pharmacy technician program. Tuition at Barton County Community College was $2,544 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas pharmacy technician school, average tuition will be $2,346 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,528 per year to $4,312 per year. In 2010, the pharmacy technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. North Central Kansas Technical College - located in Beloit, students are charged $4,312 per year
  2. Barton County Community College - located in Great Bend, students are charged $2,544 per year
  3. Hutchinson Community College - located in Hutchinson, students are charged $2,528 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Hutchinson Community College - located in Hutchinson, students are charged $2,528 per year
  2. Barton County Community College - located in Great Bend, students are charged $2,544 per year
  3. North Central Kansas Technical College - located in Beloit, students are charged $4,312 per year

A pharmacy technician certificate from a Kansas school... what next?

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. If you decide to work as a pharmacy technician in Kansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,440 Kansas pharmacy technicians as of 2010. The largest populations of Kansas pharmacy technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 970 pharmacy technicians
  2. Butler County - 640 pharmacy technicians
  3. Jackson County - 290 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of pharmacy technicians in the state of Kansas will grow to 3,970. This would require a 26% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $27,060 per year. However, Kansas pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,270 per year to more than $37,490 per year in 2010. On average a pharmacy technician earns the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Douglas County - $25,970 per year
  2. Jackson County - $25,960 per year
  3. Allen County - $25,530 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Geary County - $24,060 per year
  2. Butler County - $25,250 per year
  3. Allen County - $25,530 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in pharmacy technician training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or physician assisting.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,621 miles from location Heritage College-Wichita Wichita KS n/a n/a 917
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 3,440 $27,060 69.5%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 640 $22,410 28.0%
 

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