Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salary

Earnings for Hospital Staff Pharmacists in the United States come in at around $51.29 per hour on average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women Hospital Staff Pharmacists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Hospital Staff Pharmacists.

$76,489 - $124,286
(Median)
$76K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $100,336
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$39.99 - $60.12
(Median)
$40
$51
$60
MEDIAN: $51.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$76,489 - $124,286  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
Total Pay (?
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$82,315 - $127,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$39.99 - $60.12  
   
Overtime
$32.06 - $82.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,839  
   
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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$82,315 - $127,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139

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Job Description for Hospital Staff Pharmacist

  • 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $99K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $106K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $109K. As Hospital Staff Pharmacists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $117K.

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Experience Affects Hospital Staff Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$104,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%