Pharmacist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$121,000
$106,000
Min 10%
$121,000
Median 50%
$138,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Save Mart Supermarkets
Highest Paying City
Fresno, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.6 years
How much does a pharmacist make?
Pharmacists in the US make on average $121,237 annually or $58.29 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $138,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $106,000. Health Care companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Pharmacist salaries include California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona. The typical employment in the position spans 4.6 years.
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Average Pharmacist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Pharmacist in the United States is $121,237 per year or $58.29 per hour. Fresno, CA reports the highest Pharmacist salaries at $166,321 per year. The Fresno, CA average entry-level salary for Pharmacists is $108,000. Some of the states with the best Pharmacist salaries are California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Idaho, and Hawaii. Tennessee, South Dakota, West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Alabama are the lowest earners.
City
Average Salary
$146,754
$147k

Map of Pharmacist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Pharmacists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Pharmacist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Pharmacist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Health Care companies and Retail companies have the most job opportunities for Pharmacists. Save Mart Supermarkets and Jewel-Osco are the highest paying companies. Companies like Bashas' and Food City also pay high salaries to their Pharmacists.
Company
Average Salary
$141,832
$142k
$141,756
$142k
$137,764
$138k
$137,224
$137k
$136,140
$136k
$135,961
$136k

Pharmacist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Pharmacist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Pharmacist can range from $96,191 to $123,603 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Pharmacist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Research Pharmacist
04/28/2020
$97,600
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04/27/2020
$86,097
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$88,324
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$88,324
Pharmacist (Behavioral Health Pharmacist Practitioner)
04/27/2020
$103,190
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04/27/2020
$105,875
Pharmacist
04/27/2020
$86,097
Pharmacist-Dha
04/27/2020
$88,324
Pharmacist (Clinician)
04/27/2020
$88,324
Pharmacist
04/27/2020
$105,875
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