Pharmacy Technician in Maryland

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Maryland


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Maryland graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. In other words, every year an estimated 213 pharmacy technicians graduate from Maryland's 7 pharmacy technician schools.

Top Schools

All-State Career School, which is located in Baltimore, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 67 students graduated from All-State Career School's pharmacy technician program.

TESST College of Technology-Baltimore, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Halethorpe. 81 students graduated with certificate in pharmacy technician from TESST College of Technology-Baltimore in 2010.

Allegany College of Maryland, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Cumberland. In 2010, Allegany College of Maryland graduated 18 students from its pharmacy technician programs. The tuition rate at Allegany College of Maryland was $3,266 per year.

Cost

Pharmacy technician schools in Maryland, charge students an average tuition of $2,429 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $7,920 per year, or as little as $2,716 per year. In 2010, the following Maryland pharmacy technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Sojourner-Douglass College - located in Baltimore, students are charged $7,920 per year
  2. Allegany College of Maryland - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,266 per year
  3. College of Southern Maryland - located in La Plata, students are charged $3,100 per year

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

  1. Hagerstown Community College - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $2,716 per year
  2. College of Southern Maryland - located in La Plata, students are charged $3,100 per year
  3. Allegany College of Maryland - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,266 per year

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

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in Maryland pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. 6,350 pharmacy technicians were working in Maryland in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maryland pharmacy technicians:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 3,360 pharmacy technicians
  2. Frederick County - 1,390 pharmacy technicians
  3. Washington County - 230 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of pharmacy technicians in Maryland will grow by 28%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 7,550 pharmacy technicians working in Maryland.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $30,230 per year. However, this number is only an average. pharmacy technicians in Maryland had varying salaries from $17,210 to $47,800 per year in 2010. The counties in Maryland with the highest average salary for a pharmacy technician are:

  1. Frederick County - $33,090 per year
  2. Caroline County - $30,590 per year
  3. Anne Arundel County - $29,550 per year

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

  1. Garrett County - $24,040 per year
  2. Allegany County - $25,980 per year
  3. St. Mary's County - $27,950 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maryland 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.

  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,524 miles from location College of Southern Maryland La Plata MD 10.5678 n/a 8,810
5,570 miles from location Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown MD 14.2767 n/a 4,452
5,626 miles from location Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland MD 15.4669 n/a 4,085
5,510 miles from location Sojourner-Douglass College Baltimore MD 10.8314 n/a 1,294
5,513 miles from location TESST College of Technology-Baltimore Halethorpe MD 18.9976 n/a 1,049
5,507 miles from location All-State Career School Baltimore MD 34.1494 100% 984
5,521 miles from location Fortis College Landover Hyattsville MD 6.59677 n/a 309
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Pharmacy Technicians + 6,350 $30,230 40.5%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 670 $23,030 1.5%
 

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