A Pharmacist in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $60.24 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$51,521 - $137,680
(Median)
$52K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,910
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90%

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$48.18 - $69.49
(Median)
$48
$60
$69
MEDIAN: $60
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,521 - $137,680  
   
Bonus
$2,625  
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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$89,539 - $143,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$48.18 - $69.49  
   
Overtime
$89.64  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$2,625  
   
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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$89,539 - $143,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

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

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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$121,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

Oncology
up arrow 9%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 2%

National Average
$121,000

Hospital Education
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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