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Hospital Pharmacy Director Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Hospital Pharmacy Directors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $134K per year. 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 working as Hospital Pharmacy Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$109,874 - $159,696
(Median)
110K
150K
MEDIAN: $130,914
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$53.72 - $78.25
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MEDIAN: $62.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$109,874 - $159,696  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$3,052 - $5,896  
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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$111,001 - $166,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$53.72 - $78.25  
   
Overtime
$55.40 - $80.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,052 - $5,896  
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).
)
$111,001 - $166,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
United States (change)

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


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. The majority of those who know Budget Management also know Pharmacotherapy.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Director

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


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. Hospital Pharmacy Directors see a median salary of $135K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $138K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries




National Average
$134,000


Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries

Operations Management
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Budget Management
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Pharmacotherapy
0%

National Average
$134,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%