Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Massachusetts

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Massachusetts receive pharmacy technician training certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1 pharmacy technicians graduate from Massachusetts' 2 pharmacy technician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Massachusetts with a pharmacy technician program is Holyoke Community College, which is located in Holyoke. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. In 2010, Holyoke Community College graduated 1 students from its pharmacy technician program. Tuition at Holyoke Community College was $3,276 per year.

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, which was ranked 88th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Boston. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology pharmacy technician program. Tuition at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology was $14,500 per year.


If you choose to attend a Massachusetts pharmacy technician school, average tuition will be $8,888 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,276 per year to $14,500 per year. The Massachusetts pharmacy technician schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology - located in Boston, students are charged $14,500 per year
  2. Holyoke Community College - located in Holyoke, students are charged $3,276 per year

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

  1. Holyoke Community College - located in Holyoke, students are charged $3,276 per year
  2. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology - located in Boston, students are charged $14,500 per year

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

A large number of Massachusetts pharmacy technician graduates become pharmacy technicians. In 2010, there were 7,010 pharmacy technicians working in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts counties with the largest populations of pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Bristol County - 4,050 pharmacy technicians
  2. Hartford County - 700 pharmacy technicians
  3. Windham County - 540 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 24% by 2018. There are projected to be 8,710 pharmacy technicians working in the Massachusetts then.


A pharmacy technician in Massachusetts earns $30,610 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Massachusetts pharmacy technicians earned as little as less than $18,690 per year or as much as more than $44,360 per year. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for a pharmacy technician are:

  1. Barnstable County - $31,680 per year
  2. Windham County - $31,300 per year
  3. Berkshire County - $29,620 per year

A pharmacy technician in the following counties in Massachusetts make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Worcester County - $27,550 per year
  2. Hartford County - $28,260 per year
  3. Essex County - $28,373 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,342 miles from location Holyoke Community College Holyoke MA 13.31 n/a 7,473
5,265 miles from location Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology Boston MA 12.1733 n/a 594

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Pharmacy Technicians + 7,010 $30,610 21.3%
Pharmacy Aides + 880 $23,530 -37.6%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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