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Salaries for

Pharmacist

Virginia Median
$14.50 /hr
National Median
$15.00 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Pharmacist - LYNCHBURG, VA
Kmart Pharmacy | Lynchburg, VA 1 week ago

COE Pharmacist/2 Full-time Midnight Shift Positions/Work From Home
Supply Chain | Richmond, VA 3 weeks ago

Central Order Entry Pharmacist/3 Full-time Positions/Covington, LA
Supply Chain | Richmond, VA 4 weeks ago

Pharmacist- Floater- Salem, VA
Kmart Pharmacy | Salem, VA 2 days ago

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Pharmacist

Pharmacists take responsibility for dispensing medications and providing immunizations for patients. They may also offer health and wellness screenings and advice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

A typical day in the life of a pharmacist might include:

  • Preparing prescription medications for patients and verifying that they won't interact negatively with other medications
  • Providing patients with instructions on taking medications safely and warnings about potential side effects
  • Communicating with physicians' offices to fill prescriptions and complete paperwork to file insurance claims.

Salaries for

Pharmacist

Virginia Median
$14.50 /hr
National Median
$15.00 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

Pharmacist - LYNCHBURG, VA
Kmart Pharmacy | Lynchburg, VA 1 week ago

COE Pharmacist/2 Full-time Midnight Shift Positions/Work From Home
Supply Chain | Richmond, VA 3 weeks ago

Central Order Entry Pharmacist/3 Full-time Positions/Covington, LA
Supply Chain | Richmond, VA 4 weeks ago

Pharmacist- Floater- Salem, VA
Kmart Pharmacy | Salem, VA 2 days ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Pharmacist
New York, NY
$18.25 /hr
Philadelphia, PA
$16.25 /hr
Phoenix, AZ
$15.50 /hr
Chicago, IL
$15.00 /hr
Houston, TX
$15.00 /hr
San Antonio, TX
$15.00 /hr
Richardson, TX
$15.00 /hr
Miami, FL
$14.50 /hr
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of a pharmacist might include:

  • Preparing prescription medications for patients and verifying that they won't interact negatively with other medications
  • Providing patients with instructions on taking medications safely and warnings about potential side effects
  • Communicating with physicians' offices to fill prescriptions and complete paperwork to file insurance claims.

Insider Tips

The typical average pay for a pharmacist is $15.00 per hour. Generally, more experienced pharmacists have the opportunity to land higher-paying jobs and increase their earning potential. Professionals who work in department stores tend to earn the most in this industry. Those who work in grocery stores, pharmacies, drug stores, and hospitals earn roughly the same salaries.