Pharmacy Director Average Salary

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 Pharmacy Director votes.
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$111,816 - $174,210  
$0.00 - $29,479  
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$0.00 - $8,700  
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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).
$110,945 - $183,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225

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Job Description for Pharmacy Director

Pharmacy directors oversee all operations in the pharmacy for which they work. They coordinate employees' work and provide feedback and discipline to employees as needed. They must ensure their pharmacy operates within company guidelines and any relevant local, state, and federal rules. Pharmacy directors must also be able to set up pharmaceutical equipment for patients, communicate effectively with patients, make any pharmacy-related decisions, and meet any deadlines in accordance with their company's policies. They need to find ways to ensure the pharmacy operates more effectively and efficiently as well.

Pharmacy directors require a license that is in good standing from the pharmacy board for the state in which they operate. Additionally, they should have a Pharm.D. degree from an accredited pharmacy program. Pharmacy directors must be able to use basic office equipment such as phones, copiers, fax machines, calculators and computers. They must also be able to push and pull up to 50 pounds and lift up to 25 pounds, as well as be able to stand and move around a pharmacy for long periods of time. Pharmacy directors must be able to work effectively with minimal supervision, as well as in a team setting with other pharmacy employees.
Pharmacy Director Tasks
  • Assure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing, utilization, distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the pharmacy staff in effective and efficient use of pharmaceuticals.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee purchasing, inventory, order processing, utilization, distribution of products and services.

Key Stats


45 %
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$92,110 - $147,987
$118,763 - $159,788

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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