The average pay for an Entry-Level Pharmacist is AU$30.30 per hour.

AU$37,506 - AU$88,060
AU$38K
AU$61K
AU$88K
MEDIAN: AU$60,574
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50%
90%
AU$23.92 - AU$37.67
AU$24
AU$31
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$30.51
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$88K
Salary AU$37,506 - AU$88,060
Bonus AU$4.85 - AU$5,152
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$44,873 - AU$82,389
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 274
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$23.92 - AU$37.67
Hourly Tips AU$0.99
Overtime AU$30.15 - AU$61.02
Annual Data AU$0AU$82K
Bonus AU$4.85 - AU$5,152
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$44,873 - AU$82,389
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 600

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,674

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries


National Average
AU$64,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 87%