California Pharmacy Technician Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Pharmacy Technicians in California

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Fast Facts for Pharmacy Technicians in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Madera, Hanford and Chico
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oxnard, Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Pharmacy Technicians in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland

Schools for Pharmacy Technicians in California are listed below.

Selected Pharmacy Technician Schools in California

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Intercoast Colleges
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  • Programs: Pharmacy Technician
  • Degrees: Certificate
San Joaquin Valley College
Bakersfield, Hesperia, Lancaster, Ontario, Salida, Temecula, Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

  • Programs: Certificate - Pharmacy Technology, Degree - Pharmacy Technology
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate
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  • Programs: Pharmacy Technician
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More California Pharmacy Technician Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
Antelope Valley Medical College Lancaster Associate 834
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Los Angeles Masters 368
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
Foothill College Los Altos Hills Associate 18,132
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute Los Angeles Associate 167
Pima Medical Institute Chula Vista Chula Vista Associate 813
San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino Associate 12,839
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Bakersfield Associate 602
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Fresno Associate 675
San Joaquin Valley College-Modesto Campus Salida Associate 254
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova Associate 619
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga Associate 791
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia Associate 892
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408
Western University of Health Sciences Pomona Doctorate & First Professional 2,254

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Pharmacy Technicians

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Pharmacy Technicians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Pharmacy Technicians 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


Bakersfield 690 $36820 0.86
Fresno 820 $35010 0.88
Hanford 110 $37810 0.99
Corcoran 110 $37810 0.99
Chico 230 $36530 1.15
El Centro 100 $36520 0.69
Oxnard 590 $35260 0.73
Thousand Oaks 590 $35260 0.73
Ventura 590 $35260 0.73
Redding 180 $38500 1.14
Riverside 2940 $37260 0.81
San Bernardino 2940 $37260 0.81
Ontario 2940 $37260 0.81
Sacramento 2130 $40690 0.88
Roseville 2130 $40690 0.88
Arden 2130 $40690 0.88
Arcade 2130 $40690 0.88
Salinas 320 $41410 0.72
San Diego 2750 $35790 0.74
Carlsbad 2750 $35790 0.74
Los Angeles 11980 $37060 0.77
Long Beach 11980 $37060 0.77
Anaheim 11980 $37060 0.77
Madera 140 $34980 1.28
Merced 200 $32590 1.15
Modesto 520 $36960 1.14
Napa 80 $47520 0.43
Santa Cruz 260 $42460 1.04
Watsonville 260 $42460 1.04
Santa Maria 430 $41450 0.86
Santa Barbara 430 $41450 0.86
Santa Rosa 430 $42600 0.83
San Francisco 3900 $46800 0.65
Oakland 3900 $46800 0.65
Hayward 3900 $46800 0.65
Stockton 660 $38630 1.1
Lodi 660 $38630 1.1
San Jose 1820 $42240 0.65
Sunnyvale 1820 $42240 0.65
Santa Clara 1820 $42240 0.65
Vallejo 310 $42880 0.91
Fairfield 310 $42880 0.91
Visalia 370 $34820 0.95
Porterville 370 $34820 0.95
Yuba City 150 $40450 1.37
San Luis Obispo 260 $40300 0.86
Paso Robles 260 $40300 0.86
Arroyo Grande 260 $40300 0.86
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