Pharmacy Technician in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Pharmacy Technician Training Programs in Wisconsin

Each year, roughly 0.1% of Wisconsin students graduate with certificates in pharmacy technician training. That means an estimated 201 pharmacy technicians graduate from Wisconsin's 7 pharmacy technician schools each year.

Top Schools

Milwaukee Career College, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Milwaukee. 41 students graduated with a certificate in pharmacy technician from Milwaukee Career College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a pharmacy technician program is Chippewa Valley Technical College, which is located in Eau Claire. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College pharmacy technician program. The tuition rate at Chippewa Valley Technical College was $3,677 per year.

Milwaukee Area Technical College, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a pharmacy technician program. It is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, Milwaukee Area Technical College graduated 17 students from its pharmacy technician programs. The tuition rate at Milwaukee Area Technical College was $3,620 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Wisconsin's pharmacy technician schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,942 per year, though tuition can range from $13,560 per year to $3,355 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wisconsin pharmacy technician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Rasmussen College-Wisconsin - located in Green Bay, students are charged $13,560 per year
  2. Chippewa Valley Technical College - located in Eau Claire, students are charged $3,677 per year
  3. Milwaukee Area Technical College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $3,620 per year

The following Wisconsin pharmacy technician schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Lakeshore Technical College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $3,355 per year
  2. Gateway Technical College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $3,379 per year
  3. Milwaukee Area Technical College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $3,620 per year

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

The highest percentage of pharmacy technician graduates in Wisconsin pursue careers as a pharmacy technician. In 2010, there were 7,310 pharmacy technicians working in Wisconsin. The following counties have the largest number of Wisconsin pharmacy technicians:

  1. Milwaukee County - 2,260 pharmacy technicians
  2. Columbia County - 680 pharmacy technicians
  3. Barron County - 580 pharmacy technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of pharmacy technicians in the state of Wisconsin will grow to 8,620. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.


On average, pharmacy technicians earn $28,180 per year. However, Wisconsin pharmacy technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,970 per year to more than $56,160 per year in 2010. The following counties in Wisconsin have the highest average salaries for pharmacy technicians:

  1. Ashland County - $33,410 per year
  2. Winnebago County - $29,920 per year
  3. Fond du Lac County - $29,700 per year

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

  1. Racine County - $25,270 per year
  2. Houston County - $25,490 per year
  3. Chippewa County - $26,400 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,120 miles from location Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee WI 21.9287 79% 20,215
6,115 miles from location Gateway Technical College Kenosha WI 18.0879 n/a 8,458
6,299 miles from location Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire WI 24.3253 n/a 5,774
6,113 miles from location Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland WI 19.4215 n/a 3,137
6,130 miles from location Rasmussen College-Wisconsin Green Bay WI 3.93372 n/a 769
6,119 miles from location Kaplan College Milwaukee WI 15.5021 n/a 746
6,126 miles from location Milwaukee Career College Milwaukee WI 26.2332 89% 198

Curious what studying Pharmacy Technician gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Pharmacy Technicians + 7,310 $28,180 25.0%
Pharmacy Aides + 1,010 $21,310 14.8%

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