Pharmacy Technician in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Oklahoma students graduate with certificates in pharmacy technician training. Thus, Oklahoma's 12 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 214 pharmacy technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a pharmacy technician program is Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus, which is located in Tulsa. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. 22 students graduated with a certificate in pharmacy technician from Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus in 2010.

High Plains Technology Center, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Woodward.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a pharmacy technician program is Meridian Technology Center. Meridian Technology Center, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Stillwater. In 2010, Meridian Technology Center graduated 13 students from its pharmacy technician programs. Tuition at Meridian Technology Center was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Oklahoma's pharmacy technician schools ranges from $2,419 per year to $2,400 per year. But, the average tuition is $402 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oklahoma pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year
  2. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year

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

  1. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  2. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year

A pharmacy technician certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Most people who graduate from pharmacy technician school in Oklahoma go on to work as a pharmacy technician. If you decide to work as a pharmacy technician in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,430 Oklahoma pharmacy technicians as of 2010. In Oklahoma, the largest numbers of pharmacy technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 1,700 pharmacy technicians
  2. Creek County - 1,220 pharmacy technicians
  3. Atoka County - 420 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 40% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,900 pharmacy technicians working in the Oklahoma then.

Salary

A pharmacy technician in Oklahoma earns $24,380 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. pharmacy technicians in Oklahoma had varying salaries from $16,550 to $39,040 per year in 2010. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for a pharmacy technician are:

  1. Comanche County - $27,480 per year
  2. Beckham County - $25,610 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $25,120 per year

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

  1. Creek County - $23,220 per year
  2. Adair County - $23,420 per year
  3. Atoka County - $24,090 per year

More Information

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,652 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 7.35114 n/a 7,367
6,554 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus Tulsa OK 33.5391 100% 1,393
6,647 miles from location Heritage College-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 20.5372 n/a 854
6,622 miles from location Meridian Technology Center Stillwater OK 28.3712 n/a 576
6,555 miles from location Platt College Tulsa OK 25.502 n/a 435
6,650 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK n/a n/a 423
6,749 miles from location High Plains Technology Center Woodward OK 29.2394 n/a 288
6,555 miles from location Community Care College Tulsa OK 10.2826 n/a 286
6,683 miles from location Chisholm Trail Technology Center Omega OK 18.4787 n/a 173
6,703 miles from location Platt College Lawton OK 20.8891 n/a 152
6,653 miles from location Platt College-OKC Central Campus Oklahoma City OK 19.8192 n/a 146
 

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 4,430 $24,380 31.8%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 610 $18,370 -45.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are pharmacy technician related jobs in Oklahoma