Killeen, TX (population: 125,411) has six pharmacy technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Southern Careers Institute Inc, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 226. It is the 1706th highest ranked school in the USA and the 76th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pharmacy Technician students from Killeen 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.
Killeen lies in Bell county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area has 121,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $17.15/hr average worker wage, and a $35,680 average annual salary.
Of the 6 pharmacy technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Killeen, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($32,850/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Austin Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $7,469/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Killeen|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||41.3 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||90.6 miles|