Wesson, MS has one pharmacy school within its city limits. Copiah-Lincoln Community College has a total student population of 3,740. It is the 4163rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Pharmacy students from Wesson 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 Jackson area alone, there are 40 employed pharmacy aides earning an average salary of $21,390. Pharmacists in this area earn $101,410/yr and there are 630 employed.
Wesson lies in Copiah county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Jackson area has 245,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.60/hr average worker wage, and a $36,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.553 out of every 1000 jobs in Wesson are held by pharmacists, and 0.146/1000 are held by pharmacy aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Copiah-Lincoln Community College ends up costing a student $4,376/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wesson|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||45.3 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||96.8 miles|