Consultant Pharmacist Salary

A Consultant Pharmacist earns an average salary of $120,656 per year.

$84,563 - $144,796
$85K
$120K
$140K
MEDIAN: $119,529
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$49.17 - $74.50
$49
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$74
MEDIAN: $54.48
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$0$147K
Salary $84,563 - $144,796
Bonus $11,500
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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$98,633 - $147,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $49.17 - $74.50
Overtime $75.00
Annual Data $0$147K
Bonus $11,500
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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$98,633 - $147,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Consultant Pharmacist

Consultant pharmacists work primarily for nursing homes to review drug regimens given to nursing home residents under federal law. They do not usually dispense medication, but do provide expert advice to individuals or entire institutions, such as hospitals, and also assist with med pass audits, nursing unit inspections, and ensuring that their employer complies with all relevant laws and regulations.

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Consultant 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 Consultant Pharmacist

Pay by Experience for a Consultant Pharmacist has a negative trend. An entry-level Consultant Pharmacist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Consultant Pharmacist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Consultant Pharmacist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 24 salaries. A Consultant Pharmacist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 20 salaries.

Consultant Pharmacist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Consultant Pharmacist?

Consultant Pharmacist in Dover:
"Work setting long term psychiatric hospital."
Pros: This position is on-site working in the hospital. Working with phisicians and nursing staff. Patient therapy managemnt.
Cons: Data entry.

Consultant Pharmacist in Huntsville:
"Teamwork."
Pros: Improving patient outcomes and safety.
Cons: The travel.

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Key Stats for Consultant Pharmacist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Consultant Pharmacist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$119,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Experienced
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 41%
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