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Hospital Pharmacy Director Salary

Hospital Pharmacy Directors in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $135K annually. Work is enjoyable for Hospital Pharmacy Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Hospital Pharmacy Directors (58 percent) who responded to the survey. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$110,766 - $162,136
(Median)
$110K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $135,295
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$54.78 - $77.10
(Median)
$55
$63
$77
MEDIAN: $63.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$110,766 - $162,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,000  
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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$111,954 - $168,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$54.78 - $77.10  
   
Overtime
$56.19 - $91.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,000  
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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$111,954 - $168,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Hospital Pharmacy Director

  • 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.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee purchasing, inventory, order processing, utilization, distribution of products and services.

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Popular Skills for Hospital Pharmacy Director


Typical Hospital Pharmacy Directors report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Budget Management, Operations Management, and Pharmacotherapy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Budget Management indicates knowledge of Pharmacotherapy.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Director

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


For Hospital Pharmacy Directors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $126K. On average, Hospital Pharmacy Directors make $138K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $142K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries




National Average
$137,000


Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries

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Pharmacotherapy
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National Average
$137,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%