The average pay for an Oncology Pharmacist is $118,343 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$102,139 - $135,453
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$100K
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MEDIAN: $118,343
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$46.00 - $70.14
(Median)
$46
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$70
MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$102,139 - $135,453  
   
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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$100,866 - $137,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$46.00 - $70.14  
   
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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$100,866 - $137,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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

  • 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 Oncology Pharmacist

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

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Experience Affects Oncology Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$118,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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