Fast Facts for Pharmacy Technicians in Washington
Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists with the dispensing of prescription medicines to customers and health care professionals. They work in pharmacies, including those found in grocery stores, drug stores, and hospitals. Most pharmacy technicians are employed in full-time positions, but many of them work on a part-time basis.
If you are considering a career as a pharmacy technician, here is some helpful information:
Salaries for Pharmacy Technicians in Washington
Schools for Pharmacy Technicians in Washington are listed below.
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|School Name||Campus||Highest Award||Enrolled|
|Clover Park Technical College||Lakewood||Associate||9,829|
|Edmonds Community College||Lynnwood||Associate||8,435|
|Grays Harbor College||Aberdeen||Associate||2,050|
|Lower Columbia College||Longview||Associate||3,348|
|Pima Medical Institute Renton||Renton||Associate||290|
|Pima Medical Institute Seattle||Seattle||Associate||357|
|Renton Technical College||Renton||Associate||4,915|
|Seattle Community College-North Campus||Seattle||Associate||5,856|
|Skagit Valley College||Mount Vernon||Associate||5,727|
|Spokane Community College||Spokane||Associate||6,961|
|Tacoma Community College||Tacoma||Associate||5,811|
|University of Washington-Seattle Campus||Seattle||Doctorate||40,218|
|Yakima Valley Community College||Yakima||Associate||4,354|
The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.
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.
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