Pharmacist in Los Angeles Salary

On average, Los Angeles Pharmacists earn six-figure salaries ($103K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Pharmacists in Los Angeles (80 percent) who took the survey. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$80,537 - $139,538
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MEDIAN: $102,830
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$49.65 - $67.89
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MEDIAN: $62.32
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$80,537 - $139,538  
   
Bonus
$4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$91,037 - $141,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$49.65 - $67.89  
   
Overtime
$83.08  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$4,069  
   
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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$91,037 - $141,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
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
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Even the relatively untested can score weighty six-figure salaries; survey participants with less than five years' experience report earning a median of $113K per year. For Los Angeles Pharmacists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $131K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $134K.

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$120,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

Hospital Education
▲8%


National Average
$120,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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