Retail Pharmacy Manager Salary

Average pay for a Retail Pharmacy Manager in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $109K per year. Female Retail Pharmacy Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. Most workers in this role are not happy with their job, claiming low levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,262 - $152,202
$39K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $104,328
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$19.33 - $65.21
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MEDIAN: $62.97
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$0$152K
Salary $39,262 - $152,202
Bonus $4,500
Total Pay (?
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$38,405 - $151,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $62.97
Overtime $70.37
Annual Data $0$151K
Bonus $4,500
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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$38,405 - $151,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Retail Pharmacy Manager

A retail pharmacy manager supervises the day-to-day operations of pharmacy departments that exist outside of clinics and hospitals in the consumer sector. The manager helps train and oversees the pharmacy staff, ensures that all company and jurisdictional rules are followed, and generally sees to it that the pharmacy operates in a safe and efficient manner. He or she is also typically a key customer service provider for the pharmacy department and works to resolve any issues related to that.

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Retail Pharmacy Manager Tasks

  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Acts as a consultant to medical staff and patients.
  • Oversee dispensing of drugs, supplies and inventory.
  • Maintain pharmacy day-to-day procedures and delegate staff responsibilities.

Common Career Paths for Retail Pharmacy Manager


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For Retail Pharmacy Managers who go on to become Pharmacy Directors, career progression may result in slightly increased compensation. On average, a Pharmacy Director earns $129K annually. With an annual salary of $122K, Pharmacy Manager is the most common role for Retail Pharmacy Managers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Pharmacist role — which usually pays $106K — is also typical for Retail Pharmacy Managers, though less common by comparison.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Pharmacy Manager

Pay by Experience for a Retail Pharmacy Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Retail Pharmacy Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Retail Pharmacy Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Retail Pharmacy Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 14 salaries. A Retail Pharmacy Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Retail Pharmacy Manager

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Retail Pharmacy Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$118,000

Mid-Career
▼15%

Entry-Level
▼65%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%
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