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Pharmacy Technician Schools in Illinois

There are 24 schools in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technician programs. In 2010, 811 students graduated with degrees from Illinois pharmacy technician schools. 778 of all these students graduated with certificates and 33 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

658 students graduate from pharmacy technician programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of pharmacy technician students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 778 students graduated with pharmacy technician certificates and 33 with an associate's level degree.

24 pharmacy technician schools are located in this state. And out of these, 11 schools are public, while 13 schools are private. While tuition at a private pharmacy technician school varies from $5,550 to $20,980, tuition at a public pharmacy technician school varies from $2,690 to $4,128.

Average tuition for pharmacy technician programs is $5,326. The lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $2,690 every year, is at Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College, while the highest tuition for pharmacy technician programs, which is $20,980 each year, is at Northwestern College.

Pharmacy technician schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Pharmacy Technician Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

658 students graduate from pharmacy technician programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of pharmacy technician students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 778 students graduated with pharmacy technician certificates and 33 with an associate's level degree.

Pharmacy Technician Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 244
  • Certificate 2007: 532
  • Certificate 2008: 501
  • Certificate 2009: 569
  • Certificate 2010: 778
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 13
  • Associate 2010: 33

Pharmacy Technician Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of 25 pharmacy technician programs. Of these programs, close to 88% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Pharmacy Technician Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 22
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20610
  • 25th Percentile: 23790
  • Median: 28380
  • 75th Percentile: 34070
  • 90th Percentile: 40190

Career Trends

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25110
  • Median Salary 2007: 25760
  • Median Salary 2008: 27210
  • Median Salary 2009: 27500
  • Median Salary 2010: 28380
  • Total Employed 2006: 14810
  • Total Employed 2007: 16000
  • Total Employed 2008: 16940
  • Total Employed 2009: 17010
  • Total Employed 2010: 15340

Illinois vs National Pharmacy Technician Employment

Illinois vs National Pharmacy Technician Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.600% (15340)

Pharmacy Technician Schools in Illinois

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1. The Citi College of Allied Health

134 N LaSalle St Ste 720
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 236-9000

The Citi College of Allied Health offers one pharmacy technician program and this school is located in the center of Chicago. 179 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at this school, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

2. City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

7500 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60652-1299
(773) 838-7500

City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College is 9.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. Overall, 8,965 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this college. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks sixth in the state of Illinois.

3. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

1900 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612-3197
(312) 850-7000

City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown and this college offers one pharmacy technician program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Illinois.

4. The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

5440 Fargo Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 324-5588x18

The Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Skokie, IL and it offers one pharmacy technician program. It is a 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in pharmacy technology.

5. Coyne College

330 North Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607-1300
(773) 577-8100

Coyne College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one program in pharmacy technology.

6. Everest College - Chicago

247 South State Street #400
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 913-1616

Everest College-Chicago is located in the center of Chicago and it offers one pharmacy technician program. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

7. Everest College - Skokie

9811 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077-1074
(847) 470-0277

Everest College-Skokie is 2.1 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one pharmacy technician program. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

8. The Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria

280 High Point Ln
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 427-2750

The Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria is in the suburbs of East Peoria, Illinois and it offers one pharmacy technician program. 560 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this school, overall.

9. Northwestern College - Southwestern

7725 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(888) 205-2283

Northwestern College-Southwestern offers one pharmacy technician program and it is in the suburbs of Bridgeview, Illinois. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

10. Everest College - Merrionette Park

11560 S. Kedzie
Merrionette Park, IL 60803
(708) 239-0055

Everest College-Merrionette Park offers one program in pharmacy technology and it is located in the suburbs of Merrionette Park, Illinois. 987 students pursue degrees in six Everest College-Merrionette Park programs, overall.

11. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Lincoln Trail College

11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College offers one program in pharmacy technology and it is in Robinson, IL. It is a public 2-year institution.

12. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628-1696
(773) 291-6100

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College offers one pharmacy technician program. 4,868 students pursue degrees in 22 City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College programs, overall.

13. Rockford Career College

1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 965-8616

Rockford Career College offers two programs in pharmacy technology. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in pharmacy technology by it and one associate's level degree in pharmacy technology. This vocational school is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown. 757 students pursue degrees in 18 programs at this vocational school, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technician programs.

14. The Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield

2731 Farmers Market Road
Springfield, IL 62707
(217) 527-8324

The Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield is 5.0 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. This school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

15. Rasmussen College - Illinois

6000 East State Street- 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108-2513
(815) 316-4800

Rasmussen College-Illinois, which is 4.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Rockford, IL and Rasmussen offers one program in pharmacy technology. Rasmussen is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technology.

16. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640-6063
(773) 907-4000

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College offers one program in pharmacy technology and it is near the heart of downtown. This community college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technician programs.

17. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL 60634-1500
(773) 777-7900

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College offers one pharmacy technician program and this college is near the heart of downtown. 12,660 students pursue degrees in 40 City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technology.

18. The College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800

The College of DuPage is in the suburbs of Glen Ellyn, Illinois and it offers one pharmacy technician program. Overall, 26,722 students pursue degrees in 120 programs at this college. It is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technology.

19. Richland Community College

One College Pk
Decatur, IL 62521-8512
(217) 875-7200

Richland Community College, which is just a few miles from Decatur, is located in a rural area and this college offers one program in pharmacy technology. 3,807 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this community college, overall. This community college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technology.

20. Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-1268
(847) 635-1600

Oakton Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Des Plaines, IL and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Illinois.

21. Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 777-4220

Northwestern College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one pharmacy technician program. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in Illinois. This liberal arts college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in pharmacy technology.

22. Joliet Junior College

1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431-8938
(815) 729-9020

Joliet Junior College, which is just a few miles from Joliet, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. 15,676 students seek degrees in 89 programs at this big college, overall. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

23. Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800

Robert Morris University Illinois is in the center of Chicago and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. RMU is a 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering pharmacy technician programs.

24. South Suburban College

15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1200
(708) 596-2000x5894

South Suburban College offers one program in pharmacy technology and this college is located in the suburbs of South Holland, Illinois. 7,161 students seek degrees in 53 programs at this mid-sized college, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks eighth in the state of Illinois.

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