Salaries for Los Angeles Pharmacists are generous, with average pay above six figures ($103K) per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Pharmacists in Los Angeles, Calif. largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. The vast majority (82 percent) of Pharmacists in Los Angeles who answered the questionnaire are male. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$89,838 - $141,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Overtime
$86.71  
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$89,838 - $141,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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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.


Pharmacists in Los Angeles do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $114K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. Los Angeles Pharmacists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $129K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Pharmacist with more than 20 years of experience can earn $135K on average.

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$121,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries


Hospital Education
up arrow 5%

National Average
$121,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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