Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Salary

A Hospital Pharmacy Buyer earns an average wage of $19.80 per hour.

$40,210 - $61,000
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,000
50%

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$15.09 - $24.63
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.68
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$50,000  
   
Bonus
$700  
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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$32,016 - $59,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $24.63  
   
Overtime
$27.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$700  
   
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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$32,016 - $59,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Job Description for Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

A hospital pharmacy buyer is in charge of purchasing and maintaining inventory within the pharmacies and drug repositories of hospitals and large clinics. Such pharmacies generally fill patient prescriptions and provide them with drugs, bandages, light durable medical equipment and even over-the-counter medicines. The pharmacy buyer purchases the inventory on hand, typically working to maintain certain cost controls and traditional inventory management procedures.

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Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Tasks

  • Ensure inventory supply, order processing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and supplies.
  • Negotiate with vendors to obtain optimum service and price.
  • Monitor and analyze pricing and adherence to contracts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Pharmacy Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Pharmacy Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Pharmacy Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Hospital Pharmacy Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 11 salaries. A Hospital Pharmacy Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
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