A Consultant Pharmacist earns an average salary of $119,860 per year.

$86,811 - $145,133
$87K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $119,859
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$48.55 - $66.38
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MEDIAN: $53.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$86,811 - $145,133  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$97,211 - $144,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$48.55 - $66.38  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$20,000  
   
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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$97,211 - $144,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Consultant Pharmacist

Consultant pharmacists work primarily for nursing homes to review drug regimens given to nursing home residents under federal law. They do not usually dispense medication, but do provide expert advice to individuals or entire institutions, such as hospitals, and also assist with med pass audits, nursing unit inspections, and ensuring that their employer complies with all relevant laws and regulations.

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Consultant Pharmacist Tasks

  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Dispense and review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, and compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.

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Key Stats for Consultant Pharmacist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Consultant Pharmacist Salaries

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$116,000

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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