Pharmacy Schools in Massachusetts
Detailed List of Pharmacy Schools in Massachusetts (3 Schools)
The Massachusetts pharmacy schools listed below are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, which is an organization that reviews pharmacy education nationwide.
Schools are sorted by size with the largest pharmacy schools first, based on the number of Pharm. D. graduates per year.
The pharmacy school is located on the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences - Manchester Campus in Manchester. Visit the website for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at http://www.mcphs.edu/
- Pharmacy program accredited since 1939
- About 630 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $36,000 per year
Northeastern University in Boston, MA
Visit the website for Northeastern University at http://www.northeastern.edu/
- Pharmacy program accredited since 1964
- About 130 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $46,000 per year
Western New England University (WNE) in Springfield, MA
Visit the website for Western New England University at http://www.wne.edu
- Pharmacy program accredited since 2011
- About 70 students graduate per year
- Estimated tuition & fees are about $40,000 per year
Pharmacist's in Massachusetts Compared to Median Income Averages
+145% Above State Median Income
+209% Above National Median Income
Pharmacist's in Massachusetts take home an average 55.10 per hour. Annual earnings for Pharmacist's working in the State of Massachusetts average $114,600 which is 145% above the state median income and 209% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Pharmacist makes up just 0.23% of the working population in Massachusetts and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Pharmacists coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Massachusetts.
Pharmacists in Massachusetts can expect to make anywhere in the range of $91,000 to $151,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in Massachusetts.
- Springfield: $116,000
- Worcester: $121,000
- Framingham: $119,000
- Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford: $118,000
- Brockton, Bridgewater, Easton: $124,000
Average Income for a Pharmacist in Massachusetts
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Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Massachusetts in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective pharmacist school for information about the current school year.
Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.