C$45.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,046

Profit Sharing

C$4,000

The average pay for a Pharmacist at Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. Is C$45.29 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$40,706 - C$121,214
C$41K
C$87K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$86,650
10%
50%
90%
C$35.94 - C$51.30
C$36
C$45
C$51
MEDIAN: C$45.16
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$121K
Salary C$40,706 - C$121,214
Bonus C$989 - C$5,000
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).
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C$73,463 - C$107,844
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$35.94 - C$51.30
Overtime C$60.50
Annual Data C$0C$107K
Bonus C$989 - C$5,000
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).
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C$73,463 - C$107,844
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

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

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$91,000 based on 42 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$98,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$99,000 based on 11 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$104,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
C$95,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 18%