Laurinburg, NC has thirteen pharmacy technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southeastern Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 2,393. It is the 2115th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Pharmacy Technician students from Laurinburg 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.
Laurinburg lies in Scotland county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary.
Of the 13 pharmacy technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Laurinburg, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Durham Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Laurinburg|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||82.0 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||83.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||88.8 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||89.7 miles|