Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Salary

Clinical Pharmacy Specialists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $112K annually. The majority of Clinical Pharmacy Specialists (67 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number.

$95,014 - $127,688
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$95K
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MEDIAN: $112,335
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$15.36 - $61.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$95,014 - $127,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,500  
Total Pay (?
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$90,829 - $127,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $61.58  
   
Overtime
$30.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,500  
   
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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$90,829 - $127,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

  • Communicate with caregivers and patients to ensure flow of information and safe drug administration.
  • Check for interactions and problems, ensuring safety of patients.
  • Review, prepare, dispense and document medications.
  • Interact across departments to improve patient quality of care and drug safety.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Pharmacy Specialist


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For Clinical Pharmacy Specialists, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Clinical Pharmacy Specialists earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Clinical Pharmacist.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $109K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $114K. Clinical Pharmacy Specialists see a median salary of $119K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Clinical Pharmacy Specialists who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $115K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$113,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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