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Pharmacist Salary

$132,036 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pharmacist is $132,036 a year and $63 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pharmacist is between $90,936 and $168,575. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Pharmacist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Dispenses and compounds prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care, according to professional standards and State and Federal legal requirements.
  • Reviews prescriptions issued by physician, or other authorized prescriber; assures accuracy and determines formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Requires current Pharmacist license.
Pharmacist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Pharmacists

Job family population: 309,330

Estimated population of Pharmacist jobs: 100,671

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Pharmacist Job Listings for United States

Pharmacist, Part Time, Variable Shift
Jun 18
Glendale, United States
Adventist Health Glendale
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Pharmacist who: Verify and fills orders for medications, monitors patient medication therapies, provide drug information, identifies and troubleshoots ...
Staff Pharmacist - Per Diem
Jun 17
Los Angeles, CA, USA
MedNet Professionals
Currently seeking a Staff Pharmacist for a position in Los Angeles, CA. This is a per diem assignment with 12-hr day shifts, 4 days/week, 730pm-6am/8pm-6:30am. The ideal candidate will be a licensed ...
Pharmacist, Informatics
Jun 17
Waverly, United States
Southeast Georgia Health System
The Informatics Pharmacist functions as the pharmacy resource responsible for providing technical support in the build, implementation and maintenance of hospital and pharmacy information systems ...
Jun 17
Berlin, NH, USA
Staff Today
Staff Today Inc. is currently seeking a Pharmacist to work at a correctional facility in Berlin , New Hampshire . These are registry positions with our company Staff Today Inc. Responsibilities
Jun 17
Philadelphia, PA, USA
RiteChoice Pharmacy
RiteChoice Pharmacy is seeking a Full-time experienced Pharmacist. We are looking for someone who is organized with an outgoing personality who can make our patients feel at home with our pharmacy
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