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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

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More California Pharmacy Technician Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,871
Irvine
Doctorate
32,754
Santa Ana
Bachelors
28,260
Rancho Cucamonga
Associates
22,002
Santa Rosa
Associates
21,217
San Francisco
Associates
21,189
Norwalk
Associates
20,979
Los Altos Hills
Bachelors
15,369
Sacramento
Associates
14,010
San Bernardino
Associates
12,720
Culver City
Bachelors
12,422
Visalia
Associates
11,959
Imperial
Associates
7,824
Visalia
Associates
5,553
La Puente
Associates
3,951
San Francisco
Doctorate
3,145
Fremont
Bachelors
2,715
Ontario
Associates
1,425
Los Angeles
Associates
1,315
Clovis
Associates
1,258
Sacramento
Associates
1,186
Anaheim
Associates
1,067
Chula Vista
Associates
975
Lancaster
Masters
881
Downey
N/A
864
Fresno
N/A
841
Riverside
N/A
755
Bakersfield
N/A
746
San Jose
Associates
715
Gardena
N/A
677
Lancaster
N/A
619
Encino
N/A
570
Sacramento
Associates
570
Stockton
Associates
545
Los Angeles
Associates
521
Orange
Bachelors
453
Citrus Heights
Associates
448
Stockton
N/A
447
El Monte
N/A
445
Pleasant Hill
Associates
437
Bakersfield
Bachelors
422
San Leandro
Associates
416
Vista
Associates
397
Baldwin Park
N/A
386
Pomona
Associates
356
Riverside
N/A
347
Ventura
Masters
344
Sacramento
N/A
335
Los Angeles
Associates
324
West Covina
Associates
315
Long Beach
N/A
306
San Marcos
N/A
299
Signal Hill
Masters
262
Santa Ana
N/A
259
Pomona
N/A
218
Palm Springs
Associates
214
Laguna Hills
Bachelors
205
Pasadena
N/A
192
Van Nuys
Associates
184
Riverside
N/A
167
Glendale
N/A
161
Huntington Park
N/A
149
Indio
N/A
144
Carson
N/A
133
San Francisco
N/A
116
Ventura
N/A
109
Santa Maria
Bachelors
104
West Hills
Associates
99
Los Angeles
Associates
99
Fairfield
Associates
98
North Hollywood
N/A
47
Granada Hills
N/A
0

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield950 $37,450
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade2060 $43,120
Salinas290 $44,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim13680 $39,570
Madera210 $39,170
Merced160 $36,910
Modesto540 $38,560
Napa120 $46,330
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura680 $36,780
Redding200 $42,290
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario3730 $38,140
San Diego-Carlsbad2950 $38,000
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward3820 $48,400
Stockton-Lodi760 $40,840
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara2100 $43,840
Vallejo-Fairfield330 $43,600
Visalia-Porterville390 $38,590
Yuba City150 $40,120
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande330 $44,520
Santa Cruz-Watsonville320 $43,560
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara450 $44,650
Santa Rosa460 $49,540
Chico250 $42,880
El Centro110 $38,650
Fresno820 $36,190
Hanford-Corcoran150 $39,400

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