A Pharmacist earns an average wage of AU$32.46 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Pharmacist Total Pay (?
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AU$38,494 - AU$96,381
(Median)
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96K
MEDIAN: AU$62,521
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Pharmacist Total Pay (?
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AU$23.96 - AU$40.47
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MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$38,494 - AU$96,381  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,089  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$2,035  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$47,823 - AU$87,538  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 578
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$20AU$40AU$60
Hourly Rate
AU$23.96 - AU$40.47  
   
Overtime
AU$1.20 - AU$59.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,089  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$2,035  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$47,823 - AU$87,538  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 578
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Newcastle
up arrow 21%
Darwin
up arrow 17%
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National Average
AU$68,000
Canberra
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Adelaide
up arrow 4%
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Gold Coast
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
AU$68,000

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

National Average
AU$68,000
Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 1%
Customer Service
up arrow 8%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 57 votes.
Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 81%
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