A Pharmacist earns an average salary of Rs 199,692 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Pharmacy, hospital pharmacist, and dispensing. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

Rs 112,591 - Rs 583,129
Rs 110K
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Rs 580K
MEDIAN: Rs 212,786
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Rs 59.00 - Rs 750
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MEDIAN: Rs 110
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Rs 0Rs 593K
Salary Rs 112,591 - Rs 583,129
Bonus Rs 1,942 - Rs 48,592
Profit Sharing Rs 9.34 - Rs 97,871
Commission Rs 199 - Rs 48,936
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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Rs 113,152 - Rs 593,359
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,300
Hourly Data Rs 0Rs 1K
Hourly Rate Rs 59.00 - Rs 750
Hourly Tips Rs 233
Overtime Rs 38.75 - Rs 1,002
Annual Data Rs 0Rs 593K
Bonus Rs 1,942 - Rs 48,592
Commission Rs 199 - Rs 48,936
Profit Sharing Rs 9.34 - Rs 97,871
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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Rs 113,152 - Rs 593,359
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Pay By Employer

$0$141K

CVS / Pharmacy
173 profiles
$117,618

$115,154

$120,182

Walgreen Co.
56 profiles
$116,788

$127,753

$123,932

Rite Aid Corp
36 profiles
$126,151

$123,443

$122,194

Safeway, Inc.
15 profiles
$123,999

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 Rs 189,000 based on 470 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 Rs 207,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 276,000 based on 71 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 Rs 305,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 217,326

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Pharmacist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacist?

Pharmacist in Nashik:
"Good."
Pros: Professional challenges, corpotare enviornment.
Cons: There is nothing any bad I found.

Pharmacist in AKOLA:
"Good profetion."
Pros: I like a pharmacist job becose a devloping good communication skill and devloping the relation to each other and patiant care.
Cons: They have spernd for a full time job and no any other activity to there in this job.

Pharmacist in Mohali:
"Pharmacist."
Pros: Responsible, cooperation, handsome, intelligent, good nature, good personality.
Cons: Never listen to anyone if ma works is ok... If there is ma mistake I will accept no other harassment or rube word's will b avoided.

Pharmacist in Ahmedabad:
"As a Pharmacist"
Pros: Staff is what i like the most. And learning SAP BussinessOne(8.82version) was the best. I want to explore more though.
Cons: Dissatisfied with salary. Overtime is not compensated. Increment is partial. Incentives are low. HR policy is not clear.

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

▲27%

National Average
Rs 217,000

▼5%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

Pharmacy
▲15%

hospital pharmacist
▲9%

dispensing
▲6%

National Average
Rs 217,000


▼16%

Hospital pharmacy
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 42%