Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salary

Hospital Staff Pharmacists in the United States take home an average $52.19 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Hospital Staff Pharmacists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$77,083 - $124,339
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$100K
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MEDIAN: $103,153
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$44.22 - $61.15
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$52
$61
MEDIAN: $52.19
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$77,083 - $124,339  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$82,949 - $128,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$44.22 - $61.15  
   
Overtime
$68.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$82,949 - $128,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

  • 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.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.

Common Career Paths for Hospital Staff Pharmacist


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As Hospital Staff Pharmacists make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Pharmacist in Charge position pays around the same amount as the Hospital Staff Pharmacist job on average. Many Hospital Staff Pharmacists choose to become Hospital Pharmacists and Clinical Staff Pharmacists as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $3K less and $3K less, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Staff Pharmacist

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Staff Pharmacist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Staff Pharmacist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Staff Pharmacist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Hospital Staff Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 36 salaries. A Hospital Staff Pharmacist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospital Staff Pharmacist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$108,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 10%
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