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2021 Pharmacists Salary Guide

Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

Pharmacists Salary 2021

Salary

$128.7K

Growth

-3%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Pharmacists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $85,210 $112,690 $128,710 $147,690 $164,980
Hourly Wage $40.96 $54.18 $61.88 $71.01 $79.32

How Much Do Pharmacists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$85,210
$112,690
$128,710
$147,690
$164,980
Hourly Wage
$40.96
$54.18
$61.88
$71.01
$79.32

What Do Pharmacists Do?

Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

Also known as:

Clinical Pharmacist, Hospital Pharmacist, Pharmacist, Pharmacist in Charge (PIC), Pharmacist in Charge, Owner (PIC, Owner), Pharmacy Informaticist, Registered Pharmacist, Staff Pharmacist, Staff Pharmacist, Hospital

  • Verify accuracy of patient information.
  • Advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Determine protocols for medical procedures.
  • Prepare medications or medical solutions.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Recommend types of assistive devices.
  • Prepare medications or medical solutions.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Merchandise healthcare products or services.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.
  • Instruct patients in the use of assistive equipment.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Present medical research reports.

Pharmacists Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 321,700 311,200 -3% 11,200

Pharmacists Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
321,700
311,200
-3%
11,200

Pharmacists Schooling & Experience

  • Doctoral or professional degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Pharmacists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Pharmacy Albany, NY More than 4 years: 218
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Pharmaceutical Sciences Albany, NY 4 years: 28
More than 4 years: 4
American University of Health Sciences Pharmaceutical Sciences Signal Hill, CA 4 years: 0
Appalachian College of Pharmacy Pharmacy Oakwood, VA More than 4 years: 63
Auburn University Pharmacy Auburn, AL More than 4 years: 145
Auburn University Pharmaceutics and Drug Design Auburn, AL Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 9
Belmont University Pharmaceutical Sciences Nashville, TN 4 years: 0
Belmont University Pharmacy Nashville, TN More than 4 years: 67
Binghamton University Pharmacy Vestal, NY More than 4 years: 0
Bunker Hill Community College Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy Boston, MA 2 years: 7

Pharmacists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Pharmacy
Albany, NY
More than 4 years: 218
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Albany, NY
4 years: 28
More than 4 years: 4
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Signal Hill, CA
4 years: 0
Pharmacy
Oakwood, VA
More than 4 years: 63
Pharmacy
Auburn, AL
More than 4 years: 145
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Auburn, AL
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 9
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Nashville, TN
4 years: 0
Pharmacy
Nashville, TN
More than 4 years: 67
Pharmacy
Vestal, NY
More than 4 years: 0
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy
Boston, MA
2 years: 7

Pharmacists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Acute Pharmacy Technician Banner Health Greeley, Colorado 09/27/2021 Yes
Advanced Pharmacist Medication Reconciliation HCA, Hospital Corporation of America San Antonio, Texas 09/27/2021 No
Business Unit Manager RLS Inc. Silver Springs, Maryland 09/26/2021 No
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Skilled Nursing Facility-PREMIUM PAY CareerStaff Unlimited Holyoke, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Skilled Nursing Facility-PREMIUM PAY CareerStaff Unlimited Holyoke, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Skilled Nursing Facility-PREMIUM PAY CareerStaff Unlimited Holyoke, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Skilled Nursing Facility-PREMIUM PAY CareerStaff Unlimited Springfield, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Skilled Nursing Facility-PREMIUM PAY CareerStaff Unlimited Springfield, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Skilled Nursing Facility-PREMIUM PAY CareerStaff Unlimited Springfield, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Certified Pharmacy Technician Walgreens HANNIBAL, Missouri 09/27/2021 Yes

Pharmacists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Banner Health
Greeley, Colorado
09/27/2021
Yes
HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
San Antonio, Texas
09/27/2021
No
RLS Inc.
Silver Springs, Maryland
09/26/2021
No
CareerStaff Unlimited
Holyoke, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
CareerStaff Unlimited
Holyoke, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
CareerStaff Unlimited
Holyoke, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
CareerStaff Unlimited
Springfield, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
CareerStaff Unlimited
Springfield, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
CareerStaff Unlimited
Springfield, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
Walgreens
HANNIBAL, Missouri
09/27/2021
Yes

Pharmacists Salary Guide 2021

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