An Experienced Pharmacist earns an average wage of AU$36.64 per hour.

AU$24,271 - AU$106,888
AU$24K
AU$86K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$85,808
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50%
90%
AU$30.16 - AU$45.81
AU$30
AU$36
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$36.48
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$106K
Salary AU$24,271 - AU$106,888
Bonus AU$1,250
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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AU$57,605 - AU$99,944
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data AU$0AU$99
Hourly Rate AU$30.16 - AU$45.81
Overtime AU$28.87 - AU$99.33
Annual Data AU$0AU$99K
Bonus AU$1,250
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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AU$57,605 - AU$99,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 121

Job Description for Pharmacist

Pharmacists work primarily for pharmacies and drugstores; however, hospitals and medical clinics may employ their own pharmacists to dispense drugs directly to patients. Pharmacists who work for hospitals must analyze both in-patient and out-patient medication, so close attention to detail is very important in this position to ensure the accuracy of filled prescriptions.

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Pharmacist Tasks

  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Dispense and review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, and compliance with professional, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • May collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review and evaluate patient effectiveness.
  • Educate patient on medication use, storage and side effects.
  • Solicit information from patients regarding past and current medication to prevent drug interactions.

Pharmacist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,664

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%