The average pay for a Pharmacist in Hong Kong is HK$453,267 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

HK$260,390 - HK$812,192
HK$260K
HK$460K
HK$810K
MEDIAN: HK$459,241
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Salary HK$260,390 - HK$812,192
Bonus HK$95,000
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HK$265,771 - HK$997,625
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Currency: HKD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

▲72%

▲7%

National Average
HK$466,000

▼9%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 20%