Brevard, NC has eleven pharmacy technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Clemson University, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 19,111. It is the 86th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of South Carolina.
Pharmacy Technician students from Brevard 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.
Brevard lies in Transylvania county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary.
Of the 11 pharmacy technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Brevard, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Greenville comes out as the most expensive ($19,411/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Walters State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,601/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brevard|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||56.7 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||80.5 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||98.6 miles|