Pennsylvania Pharmacy Schools and Careers

Career Information for Pharmacists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Pharmacists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lebanon, Johnstown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: York, Lancaster and Reading
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Pharmacists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Johnstown, Reading and Allentown

Schools for Pharmacists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

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More Pennsylvania Pharmacy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie Masters & First Professional 2,135
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia Doctorate 2,969
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Pharmacists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Pharmacists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Altoona 100 $124270 0.78
Gettysburg 30 $123700 0.51
Harrisburg 610 $117770 0.91
Carlisle 610 $117770 0.91
Bloomsburg 150 $114180 1.61
Berwick 150 $114180 1.61
Johnstown 130 $118700 1.08
Chambersburg 70 $126760 0.54
Waynesboro 70 $126760 0.54
East Stroudsburg 110 $122500 0.93
Erie 230 $110520 0.85
Pittsburgh 2860 $109800 1.18
Reading 330 $121310 0.91
Lancaster 350 $118320 0.71
Lebanon 90 $111020 0.9
Scranton 570 $110740 1.05
Wilkes 570 $110740 1.05
Barre 570 $110740 1.05
Hazleton 570 $110740 1.05
State College 100 $118250 0.7
Williamsport 70 $123050 0.64
York 290 $120830 0.77
Hanover 290 $120830 0.77
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