Pharmacists in Los Angeles enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($107K) annually. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Los Angeles Pharmacists (85 percent) who took the survey. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$79,463 - $138,782
(Median)
$79K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $107,349
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$51.24 - $68.59
(Median)
$51
$62
$69
MEDIAN: $62.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$79,463 - $138,782  
   
Bonus
$4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$96,094 - $143,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$51.24 - $68.59  
   
Overtime
$89.67  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$4,069  
   
Total Pay (?
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$96,094 - $143,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $116K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $129K. On average, Los Angeles Pharmacists make $125K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $131K on average.

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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$122,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 4%

Hospital Education
up arrow 2%

National Average
$122,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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