Pharmacist in Los Angeles Salary

Generous salaries abound for Los Angeles Pharmacists , with average pay above six figures ($108K) per year. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Pharmacists in Los Angeles greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Pharmacists in Los Angeles, Calif. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$58,843 - $137,941
(Median)
$59K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $108,209
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$49.09 - $68.38
(Median)
$49
$61
$68
MEDIAN: $61.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$58,843 - $137,941  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Total Pay (?
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$79,582 - $142,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$49.09 - $68.38  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $103.68  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
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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$79,582 - $142,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Los Angeles Pharmacists — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $114K. Pharmacists in Los Angeles, Calif. bring in $123K after working for 10 to 20 years. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $131K.

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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$121,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

Hospital Education
up arrow 12%

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 4%

National Average
$121,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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