Retail Pharmacy Manager Salary

Average pay for Retail Pharmacy Managers in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($125K). Most Retail Pharmacy Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Nearly all report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and most collect vision insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,631 - $149,734
$44K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $124,889
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50%
90%

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$10.84 - $67.87
$11
$40
$68
MEDIAN: $40.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,631 - $149,734  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,295  
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$29,429 - $148,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $67.87  
   
Overtime
$71.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,295  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$29,429 - $148,259  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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.

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Retail Pharmacy Managers' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Pharmacy Director. On average, Pharmacy Directors get paid about the same as Retail Pharmacy Managers do. Retail Pharmacy Managers most frequently become Pharmacy Managers and Pharmacists even though median compensation is $4K lower and $20K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Pharmacy Manager

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


Retail Pharmacy Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Inexperienced workers earn around $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $100K. On average, Retail Pharmacy Managers make $131K following one to two decades on the job. Retail Pharmacy Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Key Stats for Retail Pharmacy Manager

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Retail Pharmacy Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$125,000

Mid-Career
▼20%

Entry-Level
▼67%

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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