Average Pharmacist Hourly Pay in Australia

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The average hourly pay for a Pharmacist in Australia is AU$32.99.
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Hourly Rate
AU$26 - AU$41
AU$204 - AU$5,203
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5,030
Total Pay
AU$50,313 - AU$91,101

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Job Description for Pharmacist

Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacist

The top respondents for the job title Pharmacist are from the companies The Chemist Warehouse, Priceline and Terry White. Reported salaries are highest at Amcal where the average pay is AU$38.79. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Priceline, earning around AU$35.49. The Chemist Warehouse pays the lowest at around AU$30.90. Terry White Pharmacy also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$33.46.

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Popular Skills for Pharmacist

Skills in Retail Pharmacy, Patient Counseling, Pharmacotherapy and Hospital Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

An entry-level Pharmacist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$29.32 based on 62 salaries. An early career Pharmacist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$31.23 based on 559 salaries. A mid-career Pharmacist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$35.69 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$36.72 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$36.
Employees with Pharmacist in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hobart, Tasmania (3.8% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.6% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (5.2% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (5.0% less).

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