El Paso, TX (population: 631,862) has four pharmacy technician schools within its city limits. International Business College, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 300. It is the 2071st highest ranked school in the USA and the 94th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pharmacy Technician students from El Paso 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.
El Paso lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the El Paso area has 269,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.37/hr average worker wage, and a $34,050 average annual salary.
Of the 4 pharmacy technician schools in El Paso, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Centers of Texas-El Paso comes out as the most expensive ($22,014/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with El Paso Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,368/yr.