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Hospital Pharmacy Director Salary

Average pay for Hospital Pharmacy Directors in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($136K). Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Hospital Pharmacy Directors (59 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$112,317 - $162,619
(Median)
$110K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $136,169
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$54.78 - $77.10
(Median)
$55
$63
$77
MEDIAN: $63.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$112,317 - $162,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,487  
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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$113,319 - $169,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,487  
   
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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$113,319 - $169,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

  • 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


Survey takers who work as Hospital Pharmacy Directors typically report just a few professional 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.


Hospital Pharmacy Directors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $127K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. Hospital Pharmacy Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $139K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $143K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries



National Average
$138,000



Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries

Operations Management
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Budget Management
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National Average
$138,000

Pharmacotherapy
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

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: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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