Pharmacist Salary in Los Angeles

Pharmacists in Los Angeles, Calif. enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($103K) annually. For the most part, Los Angeles Pharmacists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Pharmacists in Los Angeles survey respondents are men (71 percent). Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,466 - $133,711

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$48.59 - $68.37

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$58,466 - $133,711  
   
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$0.00 - $14,681  
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$76,754 - $139,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Hourly Rate
$48.59 - $68.37  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $111.00  
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$0.00 - $14,681  
   
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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$76,754 - $139,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist in Los Angeles, California

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


For Pharmacists in Los Angeles, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $111K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $122K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Pharmacist generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $130K.

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Experience Affects Pharmacist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$119,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Hospital Education
up arrow 14%


National Average
$119,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 21%
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