Pharmacy Technician in Montana

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Montana


Around 0.1% of Montana's graduates graduate from pharmacy technician training certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 17 pharmacy technicians graduate from Montana's 3 pharmacy technician schools each year.

Top Schools

The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Montana that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Missoula. In 2010, no students graduated from The University of Montana's pharmacy technician program. Tuition at The University of Montana was $5,476 per year.

The second-ranked school in Montana with a pharmacy technician program is Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology, which is located in Great Falls. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. The tuition rate at Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology was $3,024 per year.

The third-ranked school in Montana that has a pharmacy technician program is Flathead Valley Community College. Flathead Valley Community College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Kalispell. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Flathead Valley Community College pharmacy technician program. Students at Flathead Valley Community College paid $3,584 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Pharmacy technician schools in Montana, charge students an average tuition of $4,028 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,476 per year, or as little as $3,024 per year. In 2010, the pharmacy technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year
  2. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year
  3. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year

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

  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology - located in Great Falls, students are charged $3,024 per year
  2. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year
  3. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year

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

Most people who graduate from pharmacy technician school in Montana go on to work as a pharmacy technician. 810 pharmacy technicians were working in Montana in 2010. The Montana counties with the largest populations of pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Flathead County - 170 pharmacy technicians
  2. Beaverhead County - 160 pharmacy technicians
  3. Carbon County - 160 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of pharmacy technicians in the state of Montana will grow to 1,110. This would require a 16% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a pharmacy technician earns a salary of $30,040 per year in Montana state. In 2010, however, some Montana pharmacy technicians earned as little as less than $18,360 per year or as much as more than $41,610 per year. A pharmacy technician in the following Montana counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Big Horn County - $32,440 per year
  2. Flathead County - $31,050 per year
  3. Cascade County - $30,760 per year

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

  1. Carbon County - $28,630 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $28,910 per year
  3. Missoula County - $30,060 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in Montana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or physician assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Montana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,341 miles from location The University of Montana Missoula MT 62.7497 42% 14,921
7,327 miles from location Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell MT 10.7207 n/a 2,501
7,206 miles from location Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology Great Falls MT 10.7958 n/a 2,442
 

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 + 810 $30,040 1.3%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 90 $27,480 -43.8%
 

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