Research Pharmacist Salary

A Research Pharmacist earns an average wage of $51.03 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$106,203 - $140,529
$120K
MEDIAN: $119,831
50%

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Job Description for Research Pharmacist

Research pharmacists are responsible for researching ingredients, medicine interactions, and general safety, as well as providing support during research processes to find specific relations between pharmacy products. They generally use a personal computer to investigate medicine components and their uses, and they must know how to compound, prepare, and dispense a variety of medications.

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Research Pharmacist Tasks

  • Review protocols and source documentation
  • Handle drug preparation
  • Administer doses during clinical trials

Research Pharmacist Job Listings

Research Pharmacist Reviews

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

Research Pharmacist in Walnut Creek:
"Good to learn about new drugs."
Pros: Company culture, flexibility and stress level.
Cons: Losing knowledge of marketed drugs.

Key Stats for Research Pharmacist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Experience Affects Research Pharmacist Salaries

National Average
$120,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

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