Pharmacy Technician in Kentucky

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Kentucky


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Kentucky graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. Thus, Kentucky's 13 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 72 pharmacy technicians each year.

Top Schools

Daymar College-Paducah Main, which is located in Paducah, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Daymar College-Paducah Main's pharmacy technician program.

Sullivan University, which is located in Louisville, is the second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. The tuition rate at Sullivan University was $17,100 per year.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College, which is located in Paducah, is the third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, West Kentucky Community and Technical College graduated 7 students from its pharmacy technician programs. The tuition rate at West Kentucky Community and Technical College was $3,120 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Kentucky's pharmacy technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,843 per year, though tuition can range from $17,100 per year to $3,120 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kentucky pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sullivan University - located in Louisville, students are charged $17,100 per year
  2. Saint Catharine College - located in Saint Catharine, students are charged $15,890 per year
  3. Daymar College-Owensboro Campus - located in Owensboro, students are charged $15,344 per year

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

  1. West Kentucky Community and Technical College - located in Paducah, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Jefferson Community and Technical College - located in Louisville, students are charged $3,200 per year
  3. Brown Mackie College-Louisville - located in Louisville, students are charged $9,334 per year

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

A large number of Kentucky pharmacy technician graduates become pharmacy technicians. Kentucky had 6,790 pharmacy technicians in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kentucky pharmacy technicians:

  1. Clark County - 1,640 pharmacy technicians
  2. Adair County - 1,050 pharmacy technicians
  3. Bell County - 940 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of pharmacy technicians in Kentucky will grow by 27%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,430 pharmacy technicians working in Kentucky.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $24,920 per year. However, this number is only an average. pharmacy technicians in Kentucky had varying salaries from $16,240 to $37,410 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kentucky have the highest average salaries for pharmacy technicians:

  1. Hardin County - $27,550 per year
  2. Clark County - $27,210 per year
  3. Bell County - $26,020 per year

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

  1. Daviess County - $22,330 per year
  2. Adair County - $23,140 per year
  3. Ballard County - $23,240 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in pharmacy technician training and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Kentucky
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,982 miles from location Daymar College Online Louisville KY n/a n/a n/a
5,994 miles from location Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville KY 11.4553 n/a 14,991
6,151 miles from location West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah KY 18.5802 n/a 7,464
5,990 miles from location Sullivan University Louisville KY 26.3988 n/a 5,652
5,921 miles from location National College-Lexington Lexington KY 18.495 n/a 3,702
5,991 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Louisville Louisville KY 15.2356 n/a 1,536
5,966 miles from location Saint Catharine College Saint Catharine KY 13.7868 n/a 852
5,933 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky Ft Mitchell KY 13.8001 n/a 672
5,991 miles from location Daymar College-Louisville Louisville KY 17.6745 n/a 509
6,030 miles from location Daymar College Bowling Green KY 12.1202 n/a 499
6,069 miles from location Daymar College-Owensboro Campus Owensboro KY 15.4169 n/a 366
6,150 miles from location Daymar College-Paducah Main Paducah KY 30.1324 n/a 289
6,014 miles from location Daymar College-Scottsville Scottsville KY n/a n/a 109
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 6,790 $24,920 16.5%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 510 $22,840 30.8%
 

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