Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salary

Average Hospital Staff Pharmacists in the United States make around $51.79 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women Hospital Staff Pharmacists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Hospital Staff Pharmacists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,503 - $126,021

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$40.73 - $60.80

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$75,503 - $126,021  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,652  
Total Pay (?
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$82,599 - $128,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$40.73 - $60.80  
   
Overtime
$8.64 - $82.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $8,652  
   
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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$82,599 - $128,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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.

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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.


For Hospital Staff Pharmacists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $100K. On average, Hospital Staff Pharmacists make $110K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Hospital Staff Pharmacist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $117K on average.

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Experience Affects Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$105,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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