Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Salary

A Hospital Pharmacy Buyer earns an average wage of $19.80 per hour.

$37,500 - $57,950
$46K
MEDIAN: $45,600
50%

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$15.40 - $27.18
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.26
10%
50%
90%

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$0$58K
Salary $45,600
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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$34,759 - $58,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $15.40 - $27.18
Overtime $25.90
Annual Data $0$58K
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).
)
$34,759 - $58,934
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

A hospital pharmacy buyer is in charge of purchasing and maintaining inventory within the pharmacies and drug repositories of hospitals and large clinics. Such pharmacies generally fill patient prescriptions and provide them with drugs, bandages, light durable medical equipment and even over-the-counter medicines. The pharmacy buyer purchases the inventory on hand, typically working to maintain certain cost controls and traditional inventory management procedures.

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Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Tasks

  • Ensure inventory supply, order processing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and supplies.
  • Negotiate with vendors to obtain optimum service and price.
  • Monitor and analyze pricing and adherence to contracts.

Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Pharmacy Buyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Pharmacy Buyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Pharmacy Buyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Hospital Pharmacy Buyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 11 salaries. A Hospital Pharmacy Buyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Late-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%