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Retail Pharmacy Manager Salary

Retail Pharmacy Managers in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $119K) surpassing six figures annually. Final cash compensation to Retail Pharmacy Managers varies from around $41K to approximately $135K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $39K, respectively. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Retail Pharmacy Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men working as Retail Pharmacy Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,692 - $129,784
(Median)
$44K
$120K
$130K
MEDIAN: $115,624
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$16.41 - $63.69
(Median)
$16
$57
$64
MEDIAN: $56.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,692 - $129,784  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $12,032  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $39,149  
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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$41,363 - $135,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$16.41 - $63.69  
   
Overtime
$20.95 - $85.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$193.92 - $12,032  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $39,149  
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).
)
$41,363 - $135,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Retail Pharmacy Manager


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As Retail Pharmacy Managers make advancements in their career path, salaries do not necessarily change. Higher-end positions, such as Pharmacist in Charge, pay amounts similar to Retail Pharmacy Managers on average. A lot of Retail Pharmacy Managers advance their careers by becoming Pharmacists and Retail Pharmacists. However, those positions offer $18K less and $13K less per year on average.

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Experience Affects Retail Pharmacy Manager Salaries

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National Average
$119,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%