The average wage for a Pharmacist is C$45.21 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$48,939 - C$119,845
C$49K
C$87K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$86,871
10%
50%
90%
C$36.60 - C$54.10
C$37
C$45
C$54
MEDIAN: C$45.46
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$119K
Salary C$48,939 - C$119,845
Bonus C$802 - C$9,845
Profit Sharing C$850
Commission C$8,250
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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C$69,383 - C$115,471
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 293
Hourly Data C$0C$83
Hourly Rate C$36.60 - C$54.10
Overtime C$20.07 - C$83.61
Annual Data C$0C$115K
Bonus C$802 - C$9,845
Commission C$8,250
Profit Sharing C$850
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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C$69,383 - C$115,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 790

Common Career Paths for Pharmacist


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Popular Employer Salaries for Pharmacist

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 C$90,000 based on 808 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 C$97,000 based on 242 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$98,000 based on 184 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 C$101,000 based on 121 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$93,984

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

Pharmacist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacist?

Pharmacist in Timmins:
"All the pay of an MD, with none of the respect."
Pros: The pay, the patients.
Cons: MDs, nurses, socialized medicine.

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
C$94,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries


National Average
C$94,000

Patient Education
▼3%

Patient Counseling
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 29%