£34,730
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,432

Profit Sharing

£2,000

Commission

£1,526

The average salary for a Pharmacist is £34,528 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are MUR, People Management, NMS, and Pharmacist.

£21,814 - £46,094
£22K
£35K
£46K
MEDIAN: £34,730
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50%
90%
£12.39 - £23.43
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MEDIAN: £19.09
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£0£47K
Salary £21,814 - £46,094
Bonus £101 - £4,140
Profit Sharing £2,000
Commission £1,526
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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£22,423 - £47,200
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,419
Hourly Data £0£33
Hourly Rate £12.39 - £23.43
Hourly Tips £2.80
Overtime £12.16 - £33.87
Annual Data £0£47K
Bonus £101 - £4,140
Commission £1,526
Profit Sharing £2,000
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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£22,423 - £47,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 517

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.
56 profiles
$117,265

Rite Aid Corp
43 profiles
$125,201

$124,414

$128,618

$105,101

$123,131

$108,556

Common Career Paths for Pharmacist


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Popular Skills for Pharmacist

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 ₤33,000 based on 709 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 ₤39,000 based on 269 salaries. An experienced Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 174 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 ₤43,000 based on 96 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,921

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

Pharmacist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pharmacist?

Pharmacist in London:
Pros: Challenges everyday, managing and training staff. Learning new products everyday.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Pharmacist

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Pharmacist Salaries

▲21%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
₤36,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Pharmacist Salaries

MUR
▲13%

People Management
▲11%

NMS
▲11%

▲9%


National Average
₤36,000

Hospital pharmacy
▼8%

Hospital
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 74%