Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salary

Hospital Staff Pharmacists in the United States pull down an average of $51.50 per hour. Pay ranges from $40.28 per hour on the low end to $62.23 on the high end. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Hospital Staff Pharmacists (56 percent) survey respondents. Most Hospital Staff Pharmacists report high levels of job satisfaction.

$77,952 - $128,356
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$78K
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MEDIAN: $101,742
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$40.28 - $62.23
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MEDIAN: $51.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,952 - $128,356  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,719  
Profit Sharing
$517  
Total Pay (?
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$82,493 - $131,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$40.28 - $62.23  
   
Overtime
$3.04 - $94.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,719  
   
Profit Sharing
$517  
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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$82,493 - $131,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Hospital Staff Pharmacist

A hospital staff pharmacist provides pharmacy services for inpatients and outpatients of a hospital. The staff pharmacist may interact directly with customers who are able to physically approach the pharmacy, but he or she does not always interact directly with patients who are staying at the hospital. Instead, the pharmacist will work with nurses and doctors in order to administer the needed medicine for the patient.

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Hospital Staff Pharmacist Tasks

  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Dispense and review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, and compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Hospital Staff Pharmacist


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Hospital Staff Pharmacists may not see large compensation differences if they transition into an upper-level role such as Pharmacist in Charge. Pharmacist in Charges on average make about as much as Hospital Staff Pharmacists do. It is not unusual for a Hospital Staff Pharmacist to become a Hospital Pharmacist or a Clinical Staff Pharmacist.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Staff Pharmacist

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


Hospital Staff Pharmacists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $101K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $104K. Hospital Staff Pharmacists see a median salary of $110K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Hospital Staff Pharmacists who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $117K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$106,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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