The average rate for a Mid-Career Pharmacist is AU$34.99 per hour.

AU$47,892 - AU$99,820
AU$48K
AU$77K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$77,265
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50%
90%
AU$28.99 - AU$41.26
AU$29
AU$35
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$34.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$99K
Salary AU$47,892 - AU$99,820
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,171
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$56,891 - AU$93,166
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data AU$0AU$76
Hourly Rate AU$28.99 - AU$41.26
Overtime AU$19.65 - AU$76.39
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,171
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$56,891 - AU$93,166
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 228

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$73,910

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

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries


National Average
AU$74,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 91%