Catonsville, MD (population: 43,590) has twenty-two pharmacy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Temple University, the highest ranked school in this group with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 36,507. It is the 105th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania). To learn more about pharmacy programs in Catonsville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of pharmacy professors at Temple University such as Marquette Cannon-Babb, Sean Develin, Lionel Edwards, Reza Fassihi, Michael Hoy, and Michael Jacobs.
Pharmacy students from Catonsville 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. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are ** employed pharmacy aides earning an average salary of $21,650. Pharmacists in this area earn $106,000/yr and there are 2,640 employed.
Catonsville lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.097 out of every 1000 jobs in Catonsville are held by pharmacists, and **/1000 are held by pharmacy aides.
Of the 22 pharmacy schools with a 100-mile radius of Catonsville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($45,792/yr) for pharmacy students, with Hagerstown Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,465/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Catonsville|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||4.9 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||11.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||24.2 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||24.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||25.4 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||27.6 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||34.9 miles|