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Pharmacist Salary
in San Diego, California

$146,594 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pharmacist is $146,594 a year and $70 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Pharmacist is between $100,963 and $187,162. 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 San Diego, California.

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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 San Diego, California, 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 %



About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Pharmacist Job Listings for San Diego, California

Pharmacist In Charge
Jun 18
Hillcrest Pharmacy, Inc
The Pharmacist In Charge (PIC) for Hillcrest Pharmacy is responsible for seeing all medication procurement, storage, and preparation in the Pharmacy and Specialty Pharmacy departments of the ...
(52) Pharmacist
May 22
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Ohm Systems, Inc.
Pharmacist Graduate from an Accredited College Job Description * The Pharmacist compounds and dispenses prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care by performing the ...
QC Coordinator
Jun 6
San Diego, CA, USA
B. Braun
CAPS also has 22 state licensed 503A regional pharmacies that dispense labeled, patient-specific prescriptions. To learn more, visit www.capspharmacy.com. Responsibilities Position Summary: Ensure ...
Pharmacy Technician
Apr 18
San Diego, California, USA
Adecco Medical & Science
Use multiple computer systems to obtain pharmacy orders, compare to orders received Inbound and oubound calls speaking directly with Pharmacists and providers QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or ...
Chief Medical Officer
Jun 22
Neurana Pharmaceuticals
Neurana Pharmaceuticals is expanding its operations for the development of tolperisone to treat acute, painful muscle spasms. As a member of the leadership team, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) will ...
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