Hospital Pharmacy Director Salary

Generous salaries abound for Hospital Pharmacy Directors in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($139K) per year. The majority of Hospital Pharmacy Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$117,589 - $178,470
$120K
$140K
$180K
MEDIAN: $139,230
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$50.75 - $74.41
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MEDIAN: $62.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$117,589 - $178,470  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,685  
Total Pay (?
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$117,225 - $179,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Hourly Rate
$50.75 - $74.41  
   
Overtime
$84.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,685  
   
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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$117,225 - $179,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Hospital Pharmacy Director

Hospital pharmacy directors oversee pharmacy programs for hospitals and are responsible for ensuring that all hospital policies and procedures are met. However, these directors must recognize if changes to policies must be made to ensure efficient operations. They also carry out ongoing assessments to ensure that the pharmacy's operations are safe, efficient, professional, and in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

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Hospital Pharmacy Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee purchasing, inventory, order processing, utilization, distribution of products and services.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Directs the pharmacy staff in effective and efficient dispensing and distributing of pharmaceuticals.

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Popular Skills for Hospital Pharmacy Director


Job skills reported by Hospital Pharmacy Directors are limited. Those who have experience with Operations Management, Budget Management, and Pharmacotherapy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in Pharmacotherapy.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Director

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Pharmacy Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Pharmacy Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Pharmacy Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Hospital Pharmacy Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 51 salaries. A Hospital Pharmacy Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 49 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Director

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries

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▲3%

National Average
$140,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries


National Average
$140,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 10%
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