Pharmacy Technician in Texas

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Texas


Around 0.4% of Texas's graduates graduate from pharmacy technician training certificate programs every year. Thus, Texas' 54 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 2,232 pharmacy technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a pharmacy technician program is Platt College. Platt College, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Dallas. In 2010, 36 students graduated from Platt College's pharmacy technician program.

Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio, which is located in San Antonio, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 79 students graduated with certificate in pharmacy technician from Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio in 2010.

Iverson Business School and Court Reporting, which is located in Arlington, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a pharmacy technician program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Iverson Business School and Court Reporting pharmacy technician program. The tuition rate at Iverson Business School and Court Reporting was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas pharmacy technician school, average tuition will be $3,699 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,007 per year to $25,782 per year. In 2010, the pharmacy technician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Houston, students are charged $25,782 per year
  2. Remington College-Fort Worth Campus - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $19,950 per year
  3. Everest College-Arlington - located in Arlington, students are charged $17,307 per year

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

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year
  3. Tarrant County College District - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $1,200 per year

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

Most people who graduate from pharmacy technician school in Texas go on to work as a pharmacy technician. If you decide to work as a pharmacy technician in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 27,860 Texas pharmacy technicians as of 2010. The largest populations of Texas pharmacy technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 6,820 pharmacy technicians
  2. Collin County - 4,880 pharmacy technicians
  3. Atascosa County - 2,660 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of pharmacy technicians in Texas will grow by 34%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 37,110 pharmacy technicians working in Texas.

Salary

On average, pharmacy technicians earn $29,920 per year. In 2010, however, some Texas pharmacy technicians earned as little as less than $18,140 per year or as much as more than $41,050 per year. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for a pharmacy technician are:

  1. Collin County - $31,390 per year
  2. Bastrop County - $31,010 per year
  3. Johnson County - $30,890 per year

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

  1. Brewster County - $24,780 per year
  2. Blanco County - $26,320 per year
  3. Smith County - $27,280 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas 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 Texas
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,740 miles from location Brown Mackie College-San Antonio San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,678 miles from location Weatherford College Weatherford TX 11.3384 n/a 5,384
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,935 miles from location Cisco College Cisco TX 12.0718 n/a 4,260
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
6,448 miles from location Lamar State College-Orange Orange TX 9.77762 n/a 2,262
6,515 miles from location Galveston College Galveston TX 12.9264 n/a 2,167
6,559 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 20.0575 n/a 1,513
6,611 miles from location Remington College-Dallas Campus Garland TX 26.3402 39% 1,446
6,558 miles from location Everest Institute-Bissonnet Houston TX 23.7427 100% 1,331
6,624 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Dallas TX 25.6695 100% 1,183
6,625 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Dallas Dallas TX 24.3674 n/a 1,172
0 miles from location Kaplan College-San Antonio-San Pedro Campus San Antonio TX 24.7755 n/a 1,082
6,734 miles from location Kaplan Career Institute - McAllen Mcallen TX 24.0265 n/a 1,015
6,649 miles from location Everest College-Fort Worth Fort Worth TX 24.6255 97% 939
6,684 miles from location Virginia College-Austin Austin TX 10.1155 n/a 865
6,550 miles from location Remington College-North Houston Campus Houston TX 22.0011 49% 796
6,635 miles from location Everest College-Arlington Arlington TX 22.962 91% 783
6,644 miles from location Remington College-Fort Worth Campus Fort Worth TX 20.5154 25% 782
6,631 miles from location High-Tech Institute-Dallas Irving TX 22.2591 n/a 746
6,649 miles from location Kaplan College-Fort Worth Fort Worth TX 23.3426 n/a 721
7,182 miles from location Kaplan College El Paso TX 25.7689 n/a 701
6,692 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Brownsville TX n/a n/a 653
6,560 miles from location Remington College-Houston Campus Houston TX 21.0866 41% 651
6,551 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 18.3617 n/a 505
6,736 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen Mcallen TX 26.3117 n/a 474
6,738 miles from location Southwest School of Business and Technical Careers-San Antonio San Antonio TX 21.031 n/a 395
6,693 miles from location Allied Health Careers Austin TX 16.1107 n/a 371
6,625 miles from location Kaplan College Dallas TX 22.7832 n/a 368
0 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 29.335 n/a 300
6,553 miles from location Northwest Educational Center Houston TX 26.9025 n/a 297
6,624 miles from location Platt College Dallas TX 36.9949 n/a 260
6,897 miles from location Milan Institute Amarillo TX 23.3198 n/a 231
6,676 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 31.2079 90% 230
6,688 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin Austin TX 31.2905 93% 226
7,193 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 14.5608 n/a 214
6,737 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio San Antonio TX 31.8506 91% 169
6,637 miles from location Iverson Business School and Court Reporting Arlington TX 31.7279 n/a 137
6,684 miles from location National American University-Austin Austin TX 5.37731 n/a 129
6,555 miles from location Professional Careers Institute Houston TX 16.8171 n/a 98
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Pharmacy Technicians + 27,860 $29,920 26.6%
2
Pharmacy Aides + 2,770 $22,410 95.1%
 

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