Pharmacy Technician in Maine

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Maine


Around 0.0% of Maine's graduates graduate from pharmacy technician training certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 4 pharmacy technicians graduate from Maine's 2 pharmacy technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine that has a pharmacy technician program is Intercoast Career Institute. Intercoast Career Institute, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in South Portland. In 2010, Intercoast Career Institute graduated no students from its pharmacy technician program.

Southern Maine Community College, which is located in South Portland, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southern Maine Community College graduated 1 students from its pharmacy technician program. The tuition rate at Southern Maine Community College was $3,395 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maine's pharmacy technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,698 per year, though tuition can range from $3,395 per year to $3,395 per year. The Maine pharmacy technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year

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

  1. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year

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

A large number of Maine pharmacy technician graduates become pharmacy technicians. If you decide to work as a pharmacy technician in Maine, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,820 Maine pharmacy technicians as of 2010. The Maine counties with the largest populations of pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Cumberland County - 1,210 pharmacy technicians
  2. Aroostook County - 320 pharmacy technicians
  3. Penobscot County - 210 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,010 pharmacy technicians will be working in Maine state. This would require the number of pharmacy technicians to grow by 20%.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $28,160 per year. However, Maine pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,090 per year to more than $38,230 per year in 2010. A pharmacy technician in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Androscoggin County - $28,850 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $28,290 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $28,000 per year

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

  1. Aroostook County - $27,530 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $28,000 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $28,290 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine 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 Maine
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,251 miles from location Intercoast Career Institute South Portland ME 22.6121 n/a 58
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 1,820 $28,160 30.0%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 120 $22,380 -40.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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