A Consultant Pharmacist earns an average salary of $118,579 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay.

$92,244 - $144,463
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$92K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $118,579
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$48.08 - $64.86
(Median)
$48
$53
$65
MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$92,244 - $144,463  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$98,315 - $142,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$48.08 - $64.86  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$10,000  
   
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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$98,315 - $142,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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

  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Consultant Pharmacist

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Experience Affects Consultant Pharmacist Salaries

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$113,000

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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