Pennsylvania Pharmacy Technician Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Pharmacy Technicians in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Pharmacy Technicians in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Johnstown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, York and Williamsport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Pharmacy Technicians in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lebanon, Erie and State College

Schools for Pharmacy Technicians in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Pharmacy Technician Schools in Pennsylvania

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  • Programs: Pharmacy Technician
  • Degrees: Diploma

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More Pennsylvania Pharmacy Technician Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bidwell Training Center Pittsburgh Associate 187
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Laurel Business Institute Uniontown Associate 313
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Pennco Tech Bristol Bristol Associate 445
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown Associate 1,358
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Media Associate 853
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia Doctorate 2,969
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Pharmacy Technicians

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:
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


Altoona 110 $27280 0.68
Gettysburg 0 $29370 0
Harrisburg 690 $29140 0.8
Carlisle 690 $29140 0.8
Bloomsburg 170 $28980 1.44
Berwick 170 $28980 1.44
Johnstown 160 $29360 1.09
Chambersburg 120 $29280 0.79
Waynesboro 120 $29280 0.79
East Stroudsburg 140 $25740 0.9
Erie 260 $28700 0.75
Pittsburgh 2690 $27790 0.86
Reading 450 $25020 0.97
Lancaster 540 $28580 0.84
Lebanon 120 $27570 0.92
Scranton 930 $27340 1.32
Wilkes 930 $27340 1.32
Barre 930 $27340 1.32
Hazleton 930 $27340 1.32
State College 80 $27580 0.43
Williamsport 80 $27570 0.53
York 360 $27880 0.73
Hanover 360 $27880 0.73
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