Pharmacy Technician in Rhode Island

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There are schools offering pharmacy technician programs in Rhode Island!

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Rhode Island


Around 0.3% of Rhode Island's graduates graduate from pharmacy technician training certificate programs every year. Thus, Rhode Island's 2 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 125 pharmacy technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a pharmacy technician program is Lincoln Technical Institute. Lincoln Technical Institute, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. In 2010, Lincoln Technical Institute graduated 122 students from its pharmacy technician program.

Sanford-Brown Institute, which was ranked 84th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Cranston. In 2010, Sanford-Brown Institute graduated 0 students from its pharmacy technician program.

Cost

In 2010, the following Rhode Island pharmacy technician schools had the highest tuition rates:

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

A pharmacy technician certificate from a Rhode Island school... what next?

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in Rhode Island pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. Rhode Island had 1,440 pharmacy technicians in 2010. In Rhode Island, the largest numbers of pharmacy technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 1,720 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,830 pharmacy technicians will be working in Rhode Island state. This would require the number of pharmacy technicians to grow by 34%.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $29,470 per year. The counties in Rhode Island with the highest average salary for a pharmacy technician are:

  1. Bristol County - $29,370 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Rhode Island statistics regarding a career in pharmacy technician training. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Rhode Island

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,279 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Lincoln RI 22.6096 n/a 1,229
5,276 miles from location Sanford-Brown Institute Cranston RI 16.3385 n/a 27
 

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 + 1,440 $29,470 30.9%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 220 $20,800
 

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