Hospital Pharmacy Directors in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $140K annually. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Men account for the majority of Hospital Pharmacy Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. For the most part, Hospital Pharmacy Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$117,897 - $178,789
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MEDIAN: $139,571
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$117,897 - $178,789  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
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$117,997 - $178,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Hourly Rate
$50.75 - $75.89  
   
Overtime
$84.00  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
   
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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$117,997 - $178,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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


Hospital Pharmacy Directors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Operations Management, Budget Management, and Pharmacotherapy can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in 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.


Hospital Pharmacy Directors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Annually raking in $130K, the average professional in this position sees a six-figure salary within the first five years. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $143K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $149K.

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Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Director

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries



National Average
$140,000



Skills That Affect Hospital Pharmacy Director Salaries

National Average
$140,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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