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Best states for a Pharmacist

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Pharmacists?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Pharmacist jobs.

Pay, benefits, and opportunities vary greatly by place, and it's no different for Pharmacists.

We found that New Mexico is the best state in the nation for Pharmacists, and people in Newport earn the most in the field.

Pharmacists in Newport make the most money.

Bennington and Ludlow are other high paying cities for Pharmacists.

New Mexico is the best state, and Newport is the city with the highest pay for Pharmacists.

The 10 Best States in America For Pharmacists in 2019

  1. New Mexico
  2. Maine
  3. Vermont
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. Oregon
  6. Alaska
  7. New Hampshire
  8. Kentucky
  9. West Virginia
  10. North Carolina
  • (165 jobs)
  • (108 jobs)
  • (56 jobs)
  • (1,199 jobs)
  • (318 jobs)
  • (47 jobs)
  • (152 jobs)
  • (307 jobs)
  • (144 jobs)
  • (690 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Pharmacists, to help you with your next career move.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Pharmacists include CVS Health and Rite Aid.

Here is the list of best states for Pharmacist jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Pharmacists in 2019

1. New Mexico

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
165 $136,006 $115,000 $159,000 1.17
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in New Mexico

2. Maine

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
108 $136,110 $125,000 $148,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in Maine

3. Vermont

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
56 $143,920 $120,000 $171,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in Vermont

4. Pennsylvania

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,199 $130,090 $112,000 $150,000 1.15
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in Pennsylvania

5. Oregon

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
318 $139,261 $129,000 $149,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in Oregon

6. Alaska

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
47 $137,428 $119,000 $158,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in Alaska

7. New Hampshire

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
152 $135,613 $125,000 $146,000 1.04
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in New Hampshire

8. Kentucky

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
307 $126,148 $111,000 $143,000 1.24
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in Kentucky

9. West Virginia

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
144 $122,134 $105,000 $141,000 1.44
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in West Virginia

10. North Carolina

Total Pharmacist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
690 $131,878 $115,000 $149,000 0.91
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Pharmacist Jobs in North Carolina

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Pharmacist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Pharmacist

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