Brookline, MA (population: 55,248) has seven pharmacy technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Connecticut, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 25,029. It is the 63rd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Pharmacy Technician students from Brookline 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.
Brookline lies in Norfolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Nashua-MA NECTA area has 134,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $23.32/hr average worker wage, and a $48,510 average annual salary.
Of the 7 pharmacy technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Brookline, only 1 has 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 Holyoke Community College as the lowest, reported at only $8,599/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brookline|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||1.9 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||26.1 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||26.2 miles|