A Pharmacist in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average wage of C$48.70 per hour.

C$50,932 - C$102,162
C$51K
C$88K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$87,588
10%
50%
90%
C$39.65 - C$54.25
C$40
C$48
C$54
MEDIAN: C$47.70
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$112K
Salary C$50,932 - C$102,162
Bonus C$3,600
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$69,531 - C$112,941
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data C$0C$70
Hourly Rate C$39.65 - C$54.25
Overtime C$70.50
Annual Data C$0C$112K
Bonus C$3,600
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$69,531 - C$112,941
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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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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$92,000 based on 21 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$104,000 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$100,000 based on 7 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$108,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
C$97,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%