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

AU$38,548 - AU$86,405
AU$39K
AU$61K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$61,020
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50%
90%
AU$23.95 - AU$38.03
AU$24
AU$31
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$30.67
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$86K
Salary AU$38,548 - AU$86,405
Bonus AU$4.97 - AU$6,040
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$45,299 - AU$82,257
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 267
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$23.95 - AU$38.03
Hourly Tips AU$0.99
Overtime AU$30.20 - AU$61.90
Annual Data AU$0AU$82K
Bonus AU$4.97 - AU$6,040
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$45,299 - AU$82,257
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 578

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$64,057

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
77%
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 8 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 88%