Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has two pharmacy technician schools within its city limits. Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 628. It is the 4219th highest ranked school in the USA and the 65th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Pharmacy Technician students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacologists, pharmacy professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 331,890 people working as pharmacy technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,940.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary.
Of the 2 pharmacy technician schools in Colorado Springs, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs comes out as the most expensive ($17,145/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Pikes Peak Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,506/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|