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Retail Pharmacy Manager Salary

Retail Pharmacy Managers receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $117K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Total incomes of Retail Pharmacy Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $40K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $45K and $137K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Retail Pharmacy Managers (53 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of Retail Pharmacy Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,816 - $132,726
(Median)
$48K
$120K
$130K
MEDIAN: $117,468
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$17.19 - $64.37
(Median)
$17
$57
$64
MEDIAN: $57.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,816 - $132,726  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $39,732  
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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$44,796 - $137,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$17.19 - $64.37  
   
Overtime
$22.40 - $88.13  
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
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $39,732  
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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$44,796 - $137,262  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Pharmacy Manager position pays around the same amount as the Retail Pharmacy Manager job on average. Many Retail Pharmacy Managers choose to become Pharmacists and Retail Pharmacists as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $19K less and $16K less, respectively.

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National Average
$121,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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