Pharmacy Technician in Nevada

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Nevada


Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Nevada receive pharmacy technician training certificates every year. Thus, Nevada's 6 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 311 pharmacy technicians each year.

Top Schools

Career College of Northern Nevada, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Sparks. In 2010, Career College of Northern Nevada graduated 10 students from its pharmacy technician program.

Milan Institute, which is located in Sparks, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Milan Institute pharmacy technician program.

Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus, which is located in Las Vegas, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. 108 students graduated with certificate in pharmacy technician from Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus in 2010. Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Pharmacy technician schools in Nevada, charge students an average tuition of $374 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,243 per year, or as little as $2,243 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Nevada pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

Most people who graduate from pharmacy technician school in Nevada go on to work as a pharmacy technician. 2,650 pharmacy technicians were working in Nevada in 2010. The largest populations of Nevada pharmacy technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 2,080 pharmacy technicians
  2. Pinal County - 350 pharmacy technicians
  3. Elko County - 100 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,590 pharmacy technicians will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of pharmacy technicians to grow by 28%.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $34,230 per year. However, Nevada pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,750 per year to more than $51,180 per year in 2010. On average a pharmacy technician earns the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Clark County - $34,850 per year
  2. Pinal County - $33,890 per year
  3. Churchill County - $32,110 per year

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

  1. Elko County - $25,730 per year
  2. Carson City County - $30,170 per year
  3. Churchill County - $32,110 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nevada 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.

  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,611 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Las Vegas NV 22.0107 n/a 992
7,614 miles from location Anthem Institute-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 16.8268 n/a 681
7,615 miles from location Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus Las Vegas NV 22.9379 n/a 577
7,782 miles from location Career College of Northern Nevada Sparks NV 29.3303 100% 536
7,782 miles from location Milan Institute Sparks NV 26.5799 n/a 362
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 2,650 $34,230 41.0%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 150 $22,520 15.4%
 

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