Fort Scott, KS has eight pharmacy technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Franklin Technology-MSSU, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 226. It is the 1615th highest ranked school in the USA and the 49th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Pharmacy Technician students from Fort Scott 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.
Fort Scott lies in Bourbon county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary.
Of the 8 pharmacy technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Fort Scott, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heritage College comes out as the most expensive ($25,312/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Allen County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,809/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Scott|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||76.5 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||85.0 miles|
|Kansas City||MO||454,520||32||15.0915||547||89.0 miles|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||89.6 miles|