Entry-Level Pharmacist Salary

Wages for Entry-Level Pharmacists are generous, with average pay above six figures ($102K) per year. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Pharmacists stretch from $72K on the lower end to $128K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Pharmacists (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Pharmacists. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,142 - $123,885
(Median)
$62K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $102,270
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$41.88 - $62.34
(Median)
$42
$54
$62
MEDIAN: $53.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,142 - $123,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,625  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,271  
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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$71,764 - $128,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,094
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$41.88 - $62.34  
   
Overtime
$24.20 - $94.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,625  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,271  
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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$71,764 - $128,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,100
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Pharmacist


CVS / Pharmacy, Walgreen's Pharmacy, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, and Target Corporation are all popular places to work. Employees at Target Corporation enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $122K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $90K and higher ones not far away at only $136K. Entry-Level Pharmacists can also look forward to large paychecks at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($118K), CVS Caremark Corporation ($118K), and CVS / Pharmacy ($117K).

The consistently lowest paying firm is Rite Aid Corporation, where the median salary is just $108K. There isn't much variation there, either; the pay scale ranges only from $61K to $131K. Other low-paying employers include Walgreen Co. at $108K and Rite Aid Pharmacy at $114K, though some Entry-Level Pharmacists there earn up to $132K.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Pharmacist Salaries


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Long Term Care
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National Average
$107,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 248 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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