$21,648
Avg. Salary
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A Pharmacist earns an average salary of $21,648 per year.

$5,562 - $86,555
$6K
$22K
$87K
MEDIAN: $21,648
10%
50%
90%
$10.07 - $244
$10
$20
$240
MEDIAN: $19.96
10%
50%
90%
$0$120K
Salary $5,562 - $86,555
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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$13,427 - $120,023
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$244
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $244
Overtime $13.69
Annual Data $0$120K
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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$13,427 - $120,023
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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
170 profiles
$117,107

$115,563

$121,247

Walgreen Co.
52 profiles
$116,541

Rite Aid Corp
43 profiles
$125,201

$124,414

$128,618

$105,101

$123,131

$108,556

Pharmacist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,408

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

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
20%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%