A Pharmacist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $112,142 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$69,043 - $131,115
(Median)
$69K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $112,141
10%
50%
90%

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$42.28 - $61.76
(Median)
$42
$54
$62
MEDIAN: $54.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,043 - $131,115  
   
Bonus
$6,000  
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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$72,734 - $130,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$1.7K$3.4K$5.1K
Hourly Rate
$42.28 - $61.76  
   
Overtime
$5,038  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$5M$10M$15M
Bonus
$6,000  
   
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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$72,734 - $130,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

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

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Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$112,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

Retail Pharmacy
up arrow 3%

Hospital Education
0%

National Average
$112,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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