Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has three pharmacy schools within its city limits. Everest College-Fort Worth, the highest ranked school in the city with a pharmacy program, has a total student population of 939. It is the 3102nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 147th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Pharmacy students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 100 employed pharmacy aides earning an average salary of $21,350. Pharmacists in this area earn $119,620/yr and there are 2,120 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.471 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by pharmacists, and 0.117/1000 are held by pharmacy aides.
Of the 3 pharmacy schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Centers of Texas-Ft Worth comes out as the most expensive ($22,095/yr) for pharmacy students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|