Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has two pharmacy technician schools within its city limits. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 4,252. It is the 336th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about pharmacy technician programs in Boston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of pharmacy technician professors at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences such as Alok Sharma.
Pharmacy Technician students from Boston 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.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary.
Of the 2 pharmacy technician schools in Boston, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($28,121/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $10,773/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|