$24,994
Avg. Salary
$19.93
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Pharmacist is $19.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Pharmacist is $24,994 per year.

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MEDIAN $24,994
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Salary $5,524 - $126,045
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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$5,663 - $115,699
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $19.93
Overtime $10.85
Annual Data $0$115K
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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$5,663 - $115,699
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

12%

National Average: $34,440

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

Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
25%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 33%