Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level Pharmacists include CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Rite Aid Pharmacy, CVS Caremark Corporation, and Walgreen Co. For Entry-Level Pharmacists, comfortable salaries can be found at CVS Caremark Corporation; in fact, typical earnings are around $117,426, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($59K versus $139K) is great. Other leaders in compensation levels are C.V.S. at $115,666, CVS / Pharmacy at $115,199, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where Entry-Level Pharmacists annually earn $114,985.
Walgreen Co. is infamous for dishing out the smallest paychecks in the area—the median in that office is $101,949—but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $57K while workers on the upper end may rake in $126K. The Kroger Company and Rite Aid Corporation are other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $106,310 and $107,402.