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2021 Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts Pharmacists Salary 2021

Salary

$124.7K

Growth

-2%

Bright Outlook

Below Average

Green

No

How Much Do Pharmacists Make in Massachusetts 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $88,010 $110,080 $124,680 $139,550 $157,180
Hourly Wage $42.31 $52.92 $59.94 $67.09 $75.57

How Much Do Pharmacists Make in Massachusetts 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$88,010
$110,080
$124,680
$139,550
$157,180
Hourly Wage
$42.31
$52.92
$59.94
$67.09
$75.57

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 in Massachusetts

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Massachusetts 7,370 7,230 -2% 310
United States 321,700 311,200 -3% 11,200

Pharmacists Job Outlook in Massachusetts

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Massachusetts
7,370
7,230
-2%
310
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 in Massachusetts

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bunker Hill Community College Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy Boston, MA 2 years: 7
MCPHS University Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics Boston, MA More than 4 years: 4
More than 4 years: 9
MCPHS University Pharmaceutical Sciences Boston, MA 4 years: 21
MCPHS University Pharmacy Boston, MA 4 years: 285
More than 4 years: 610
MCPHS University Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy Boston, MA Less than one year: 0
MCPHS University Pharmaceutics and Drug Design Boston, MA More than 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 7
MCPHS University Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs Boston, MA Less than one year: 9
More than 4 years: 34
MCPHS University Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Boston, MA More than 4 years: 2
Northeastern University Pharmacy Boston, MA 4 years: 120
More than 4 years: 126
Northeastern University Pharmaceutical Sciences Boston, MA 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 33
More than 4 years: 6

Pharmacists Schools in Massachusetts

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy
Boston, MA
2 years: 7
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 4
More than 4 years: 9
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Boston, MA
4 years: 21
Pharmacy
Boston, MA
4 years: 285
More than 4 years: 610
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy
Boston, MA
Less than one year: 0
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 7
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Boston, MA
Less than one year: 9
More than 4 years: 34
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 2
Pharmacy
Boston, MA
4 years: 120
More than 4 years: 126
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Boston, MA
4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 33
More than 4 years: 6

Pharmacists Jobs in Massachusetts.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
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
Pharmacist Walgreens NEWTON, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Pharmacist Walgreens NEWTON CENTRE, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Pharmacy Intern Walgreens DORCHESTER CENTER, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes
Pharmacy Intern Grad Walgreens NEWTON, Massachusetts 09/27/2021 Yes

Pharmacists Jobs in Massachusetts.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
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
NEWTON, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
Walgreens
NEWTON CENTRE, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
Walgreens
DORCHESTER CENTER, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes
Walgreens
NEWTON, Massachusetts
09/27/2021
Yes

Pharmacists Salary Guide 2021

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