Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has four pharmacy technician schools within its city limits. Sanford-Brown Institute, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 875. It is the 3701st highest ranked school in the USA and the 188th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Pharmacy Technician students from Jacksonville 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.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary.
Of the 4 pharmacy technician schools in Jacksonville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heritage Institute-Jacksonville comes out as the most expensive ($24,688/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Florida Community College at Jacksonville as the lowest, reported at only $6,668/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|