Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has two pharmacy technician schools within its city limits. Pima Medical Institute, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy technician program, has a total student population of 776. It is the 2506th highest ranked school in the USA and the 48th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Pharmacy Technician students from Seattle 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.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary.
Of the 2 pharmacy technician schools in Seattle, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($14,292/yr) for pharmacy technician students, with Seattle Community College-North Campus as the lowest, reported at only $7,946/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|