29-2052-00 – Pharmacy Technicians   http:/www.onetonline.org/linksummary/29-2052.00 

The Pharmacy Technician prepares medications under the direction of a pharmacist and may measure, mix, count out, label and record amounts and dosages of medication.  Some job titles are:  Pharmacy Technician, Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), IV Certified Pharmacy Technician, Pharmaceutical Care Associate.

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board to become a CPhT or to take the National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) examination.

Estimated Cost 2011 - 2012 for Resident In-District
Tuition Cost$1,357.92
General Fees$148.80
Program Fees$103.00
Textbooks$1,030.00
Student Housing/month$419.00

Tax on items is not included.  These prices are based on current information as of 07/01/11 and are subject to change without notice.

Program Completion Rate
 2010-2011

Total Program Enrollment

27

Total Complete On-Time

16

Total Completing Certification

13

Total Working in Certificate Field

9

Total Working in a Related Field

7

 

Employment Projections and Wage Information
Entry wage: $9.87 hourly, $20,500 annually
Average median wage:$13.49 hourly, $28,070 annually
Projected Growth:2008-2018 + 32%
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