Pharmacy Technician in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in North Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.2% of North Dakota graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. In other words, every year an estimated 31 pharmacy technicians graduate from North Dakota's 2 pharmacy technician schools.

Top Schools

North Dakota State College of Science, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Wahpeton. In 2010, North Dakota State College of Science graduated 21 students from its pharmacy technician program. North Dakota State College of Science charged in-state students $4,173 in tuition fees per year.

Rasmussen College-North Dakota, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Fargo. 8 students graduated with certificate in pharmacy technician from Rasmussen College-North Dakota in 2010. Students at Rasmussen College-North Dakota paid $13,560 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at North Dakota's pharmacy technician schools ranges from $13,560 per year to $4,173 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,867 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Dakota pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year
  2. North Dakota State College of Science - located in Wahpeton, students are charged $4,173 per year

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

  1. North Dakota State College of Science - located in Wahpeton, students are charged $4,173 per year
  2. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year

A pharmacy technician certificate from a North Dakota school... what next?

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in North Dakota pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. North Dakota had 670 pharmacy technicians in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of North Dakota pharmacy technicians:

  1. Clay County - 270 pharmacy technicians
  2. Burleigh County - 130 pharmacy technicians
  3. Bottineau County - 110 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 660 pharmacy technicians will be working in North Dakota state. This would require the number of pharmacy technicians to grow by 29%.

Salary

On average, a pharmacy technician earns a salary of $31,820 per year in North Dakota state. However, this number is only an average. pharmacy technicians in North Dakota had varying salaries from $21,750 to $46,360 per year in 2010. A pharmacy technician in the following North Dakota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Polk County - $35,740 per year
  2. Burleigh County - $34,610 per year
  3. Adams County - $32,960 per year

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

  1. Nelson County - $28,700 per year
  2. Clay County - $29,130 per year
  3. Barnes County - $29,970 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in North Dakota 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 North Dakota
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in North Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,540 miles from location North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton ND 22.9555 n/a 2,650
6,548 miles from location Rasmussen College-North Dakota Fargo ND 17.0133 n/a 1,829
 

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 + 670 $31,820 81.1%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 290 $21,040 38.1%
 

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