Pharmacist with Retail Pharmacy Skills in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

A Pharmacist with Retail Pharmacy skills in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$29.98 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$35,235 - AU$97,871
AU$35K
AU$60K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$60,000
10%
50%
90%
AU$22.60 - AU$39.81
AU$23
AU$30
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$30.15
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$97K
Salary AU$35,235 - AU$97,871
Bonus AU$400
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$45,469 - AU$84,799
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data AU$0AU$57
Hourly Rate AU$22.60 - AU$39.81
Hourly Tips AU$1.97
Overtime AU$28.24 - AU$57.81
Annual Data AU$0AU$84K
Bonus AU$400
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$45,469 - AU$84,799
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacist

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacist has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 12 salaries. A Pharmacist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

▲23%

▲22%

▲4%

National Average
AU$66,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 85%