A Pharmacist with Retail Pharmacy skills earns an average salary of Rs 197,847 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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Salary Rs 110,479 - Rs 411,808
Bonus Rs 1,000 - Rs 36,000
Profit Sharing Rs 14,000
Commission Rs 12,000
Total Pay (?
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Rs 111,143 - Rs 432,785
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 393

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 Rs 186,000 based on 147 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 200,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 264,000 based on 31 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 300,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 200,689

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

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

▲31%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
Rs 201,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 43%