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Pharmacist Salary
in District of Columbia, United States

$150,984 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pharmacist is $150,984 a year and $73 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Pharmacist is between $103,986 and $192,767. 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 District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia, United States

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Description: Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. The city is also one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually.The signing of the Residence...

Pharmacist Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

Manager, Pharmacy Services (previous MCO exp. a plus!)
Apr 1
Washington, DC, USA
HSC Health Care System
JOB SUMMARY This is a full-time administrative position for a pharmacist, licensed in the District of Columbia, to serve as the manager of pharmacy services for the health plan, overseeing the ...
Manager, Pharmacy Services
Mar 29
Washington, DC, USA
HSC Health Care System
The HSCSN pharmacist will: * Be the primary point of contact at HSCSN with the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) and manage the relationship. * Revise and develop HSCSN policies related to the pharmacy ...
Pharmacy Technician -Shift: mostly days, occasional evening & weekend
Jun 3
Washington, DC, USA
HSC Health Care System
Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technicians work only under the ...
Director - Marketing
Jun 16
Washington, United States
American Pharmacists Association
Jule Miller, Senior Vice President Human Resources American Pharmacists Association
Global Regulatory and R&D Policy Director
Jun 5
Washington, DC, USA
Comprehensive knowledge of the bio-pharmaceutical industry, including development and execution of regulatory policy strategic plans Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for ...
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