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Fast Facts for Pharmacy Technicians in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Dubuque and Davenport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Ames and Sioux City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Pharmacy Technicians in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Dubuque

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More Iowa 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
Iowa City
Doctorate
32,011
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Des Moines
Doctorate
5,001
Ottumwa
Associates
4,366
Estherville
Associates
2,122
Sheldon
Associates
1,634

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Pharmacy Technicians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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
Ames120 $31,160
Waterloo-Cedar Falls300 $30,700
Iowa City480 $36,300
Cedar Rapids350 $30,950
Des Moines-West Des Moines1040 $31,800
Dubuque260 $26,780

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