C$91,154
Avg. Salary
C$49.46
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$3,084

Profit Sharing

C$1,000

The average pay for a Pharmacist is C$49.46 per hour.

The average pay for a Pharmacist is C$91,154 per year.

$41
10%
$49
50%
$60
90%
MEDIAN $49
$59k
10%
$91k
50%
$127k
90%
MEDIAN $91,154
C$59,350 - C$126,692
C$59K
C$91K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$91,154
10%
50%
90%
C$41.08 - C$59.50
C$41
C$49
C$60
MEDIAN: C$49.46
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$126K
Salary C$59,350 - C$126,692
Bonus C$1,002 - C$15,135
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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$79,116 - C$126,386
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data C$0C$78
Hourly Rate C$41.08 - C$59.50
Overtime C$71.25
Annual Data C$0C$126K
Bonus C$1,002 - C$15,135
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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).
)
C$79,116 - C$126,386
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174

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

Pharmacist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Pharmacist in Burlington:
"Government involvement."
Do not stay loyal to any one employee, those days are gone.

Pharmacist in Edmonton:
Work on clinical skills, focus on moving our profession away from dispensing.

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

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 26%