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Registered Pharmacist (RPh) Salary

A Registered Pharmacist (RPh) earns an average salary of $98,720 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
$46,486 - $123,424
(Median)
$46K
$99K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,720
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50%
90%

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$40.55 - $61.30
(Median)
$41
$53
$61
MEDIAN: $52.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,486 - $123,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,275  
Total Pay (?
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$51,064 - $128,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$1.9K$3.8K$5.7K
Hourly Rate
$40.55 - $61.30  
   
Overtime
$4.39 - $5,647  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$5M$10M$15M
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,275  
   
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).
)
$51,064 - $128,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
United States (change)

Job Description for Registered Pharmacist (RPh)

  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Dispense and review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, and compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Pharmacist (RPh)

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

Experience Affects Registered Pharmacist (RPh) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$107,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 14%