There are schools offering pharmacy technician programs in Utah!
Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Utah
Each year, approximately 0.3% of Utah graduates receive certificates in pharmacy technician training. Thus, Utah's 12 pharmacy technician schools put out approximately 244 pharmacy technicians each year.
Mountainland Applied Technology College, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Orem. 49 students graduated with a certificate in pharmacy technician from Mountainland Applied Technology College in 2010.
Broadview University, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in West Jordan. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Broadview University pharmacy technician program. The tuition rate at Broadview University was $14,760 per year.
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Roosevelt. 13 students graduated with certificate in pharmacy technician from Uintah Basin Applied Technology College in 2010. Uintah Basin Applied Technology College charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's pharmacy technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,293 per year, though tuition can range from $16,289 per year to $2,542 per year. In 2010, the following Utah pharmacy technician schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Everest College-West Valley City - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $16,289 per year
- Broadview University - located in West Jordan, students are charged $14,760 per year
- Provo College - located in Provo, students are charged $14,346 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Utah pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:
- Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
- Eagle Gate College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $13,609 per year
- Eagle Gate College - located in Layton, students are charged $13,967 per year
A pharmacy technician certificate from an Utah school... what next?
A large number of Utah pharmacy technician graduates become pharmacy technicians. 2,970 pharmacy technicians were working in Utah in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Utah pharmacy technicians:
- Salt Lake County - 1,470 pharmacy technicians
- Davis County - 560 pharmacy technicians
- Juab County - 440 pharmacy technicians
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 42% by 2018. There are projected to be 4,030 pharmacy technicians working in the Utah then.
A pharmacy technician in Utah makes an average of $31,340 per year. In 2010, however, some Utah pharmacy technicians earned as little as less than $21,980 per year or as much as more than $39,880 per year. The counties in Utah with the highest average salary for a pharmacy technician are:
- Carbon County - $32,080 per year
- Salt Lake County - $31,870 per year
- Juab County - $31,050 per year
The following counties in Utah have the lowest average salaries for pharmacy technicians:
- Box Elder County - $27,880 per year
- Franklin County - $29,130 per year
- Millard County - $29,740 per year
For more data regarding a career in pharmacy technician training in Utah 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 Utah
- Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Training in Utah
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