C$80,744
Avg. Salary
C$43.97
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,062

Profit Sharing

C$4,000

Commission

C$2,750

The average pay for a Pharmacist is HK$366 per hour.

The average pay for a Pharmacist is HK$479,323 per year.

$35
10%
$44
50%
$52
90%
MEDIAN $44
C$48,301 - C$105,731
C$48K
C$81K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$80,744
10%
50%
90%
C$34.74 - C$51.76
C$35
C$44
C$52
MEDIAN: C$43.97
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$109K
Salary C$48,301 - C$105,731
Bonus C$489 - C$8,000
Profit Sharing C$4,000
Commission C$2,750
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$62,479 - C$109,089
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 403
Hourly Data C$0C$78
Hourly Rate C$34.74 - C$51.76
Hourly Tips C$0.50
Overtime C$20.30 - C$78.72
Annual Data C$0C$109K
Bonus C$489 - C$8,000
Commission C$2,750
Profit Sharing C$4,000
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$62,479 - C$109,089
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,076

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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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
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries


National Average
C$90,000

Patient Counseling
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 30%