Pharmacy Technician in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Nebraska


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Nebraska graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. That means an estimated 21 pharmacy technicians graduate from Nebraska's 2 pharmacy technician schools each year.

Top Schools

Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus, which is located in Omaha, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus graduated 6 students from its pharmacy technician program. The tuition rate at Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus was $12,100 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska with a pharmacy technician program is Southeast Community College Area, which is located in Lincoln. In 2010, it was ranked 80th nationwide. In 2010, Southeast Community College Area graduated 9 students from its pharmacy technician program. Southeast Community College Area charged in-state students $2,205 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Pharmacy technician schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $7,153 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $12,100 per year, or as little as $2,205 per year. In 2010, the following Nebraska pharmacy technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus - located in Omaha, students are charged $12,100 per year
  2. Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year

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

  1. Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year
  2. Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus - located in Omaha, students are charged $12,100 per year

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

A large number of Nebraska pharmacy technician graduates become pharmacy technicians. Nebraska had 2,150 pharmacy technicians in 2010. The largest populations of Nebraska pharmacy technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 1,260 pharmacy technicians
  2. Lancaster County - 390 pharmacy technicians
  3. Arthur County - 210 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 30% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,720 pharmacy technicians working in the Nebraska then.

Salary

A pharmacy technician in Nebraska earns $26,700 per year on average. However, Nebraska pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,660 per year to more than $35,380 per year in 2010. A pharmacy technician in the following Nebraska counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Antelope County - $27,380 per year
  2. Harrison County - $27,140 per year
  3. Arthur County - $26,220 per year

The Nebraska counties with the lowest average salary for pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Adams County - $25,330 per year
  2. Lancaster County - $25,520 per year
  3. Butler County - $25,890 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in Nebraska 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Pharmacy Technician Training in Nebraska
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,572 miles from location Southeast Community College Area Lincoln NE 19.8121 n/a 11,556
6,542 miles from location Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus Omaha NE 20.5152 n/a 748
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 2,150 $26,700 12.6%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 140 $21,670 -51.7%
 

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