A Research Pharmacist earns an average salary of $108,996 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$92,741 - $114,033
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MEDIAN: $97,113
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$49.13 - $56.10
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$97,113  
   
Bonus
$3,800  
Total Pay (?
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$51,064 - $138,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$53.11  
   
Overtime
$67.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,800  
   
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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$51,064 - $138,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Research Pharmacist

Research pharmacists are responsible for researching ingredients, medicine interactions, and general safety, as well as providing support during research processes to find specific relations between pharmacy products. They generally use a personal computer to investigate medicine components and their uses, and they must know how to compound, prepare, and dispense a variety of medications.

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Research Pharmacist Tasks

  • Handle drug preparation.
  • Review protocols and source documentation.
  • Administer doses during clinical trials.

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Experience Affects Research Pharmacist Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$109,000

Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

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Vision: 86%
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