Oncology Pharmacist Salary

The average pay for an Oncology Pharmacist is $116,498 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$99,962 - $136,114
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$120K
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MEDIAN: $117,733
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$46.31 - $72.66
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MEDIAN: $59.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$99,962 - $136,114  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$99,941 - $139,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$46.31 - $72.66  
   
Overtime
$83.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$99,941 - $139,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Oncology Pharmacist

Oncology pharmacists work primarily for pharmacies and hospitals to mix and dispense medication for treatment for cancer patients. They work primarily with cancer patients and also conduct cancer research, and must ensure that these medications are handled and stored properly to avoid spoilage.

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Oncology 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Oncology Pharmacist

Pay by Experience for an Oncology Pharmacist has a positive trend. An entry-level Oncology Pharmacist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oncology Pharmacist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Oncology Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 12 salaries. An Oncology Pharmacist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Oncology Pharmacist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Oncology Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$119,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%
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