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
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$52K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,910
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$48.18 - $69.49
(Median)
$48
$60
$69
MEDIAN: $60
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Salary
$51,521 - $137,680  
   
Bonus
$2,625  
Total Pay (?
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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 (?
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$89,539 - $143,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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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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