Paducah, KY has two pharmacy schools within its city limits. Daymar College-Paducah Main, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 289. It is the 1933rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Pharmacy students from Paducah schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today.
Paducah lies in McCracken county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 145,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.51/hr average worker wage, and a $34,340 average annual salary.
Of the 2 pharmacy schools in Paducah, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Paducah Main comes out as the most expensive ($34,824/yr) for pharmacy students, with West Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $7,303/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paducah|
|Cape Girardeau||MO||-||6||26.7452||153||52.9 miles|