Pharmacy Technician in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in New Jersey


Each year, approximately 0.1% of New Jersey graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. Thus, New Jersey's 10 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 229 pharmacy technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a pharmacy technician program is Omega Institute, which is located in Merchantville. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, Omega Institute graduated 21 students from its pharmacy technician program.

Berdan Institute, which is located in Wayne, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Berdan Institute graduated 34 students from its pharmacy technician program.

Pennco Tech, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Blackwood. 32 students graduated with certificate in pharmacy technician from Pennco Tech in 2010. Tuition at Pennco Tech was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey pharmacy technician school, average tuition will be $392 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,924 per year to $3,924 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Jersey pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Salem Community College - located in Penns Grove, students are charged $3,924 per year

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

  1. Salem Community College - located in Penns Grove, students are charged $3,924 per year

A pharmacy technician certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in New Jersey pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. 6,210 pharmacy technicians were working in New Jersey in 2010. The New Jersey counties with the largest populations of pharmacy technicians are:

  1. Essex County - 1,860 pharmacy technicians
  2. Middlesex County - 1,850 pharmacy technicians
  3. Burlington County - 740 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of pharmacy technicians in New Jersey will grow by 17%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,200 pharmacy technicians working in New Jersey.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $30,350 per year. However, New Jersey pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,320 per year to more than $49,550 per year in 2010. A pharmacy technician in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Middlesex County - $30,820 per year
  2. Essex County - $30,220 per year
  3. Burlington County - $29,800 per year

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

  1. Cumberland County - $27,720 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $29,090 per year
  3. Cape May County - $29,510 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in New Jersey 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 New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,455 miles from location Salem Community College Penns Grove NJ 10.9259 n/a 1,514
5,405 miles from location Sanford-Brown Institute Iselin NJ 22.9572 n/a 1,287
5,435 miles from location Pennco Tech Blackwood NJ 32.5866 100% 826
5,411 miles from location Everest Institute-South Plainfield South Plainfield NJ 26.0825 100% 663
5,434 miles from location Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus Cherry Hill NJ 21.6346 n/a 501
5,406 miles from location Berdan Institute Wayne NJ 38.1695 100% 421
5,404 miles from location Harris School of Business-Linwood Campus Linwood NJ 21.3146 n/a 419
5,432 miles from location Harris School of Business-Stratford Voorhees NJ 22.3011 n/a 265
5,437 miles from location Omega Institute Merchantville NJ 40.715 100% 89
5,410 miles from location American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education South Plainfield NJ n/a n/a 60
 

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 + 6,210 $30,350 -7.3%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 2,640 $20,840 22.8%
 

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