The average pay for a Pharmacist in Edmonton, Alberta is C$45.21 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$48,479 - C$117,767
C$48K
C$82K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$81,826
10%
50%
90%
C$38.34 - C$52.53
C$38
C$46
C$53
MEDIAN: C$45.63
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$117K
Salary C$48,479 - C$117,767
Bonus C$817 - C$14,681
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$71,974 - C$113,872
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data C$0C$75
Hourly Rate C$38.34 - C$52.53
Overtime C$69.50
Annual Data C$0C$113K
Bonus C$817 - C$14,681
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$71,974 - C$113,872
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$95,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 11%