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Pharmacist Job Overview


Pharmacists are experts in medicine. In a pharmacist job, you’ll fill prescriptions, customize mixed medicines, help doctors decide which medications to use, keep patients from taking multiple drugs that interact badly and educate consumers about how to use medications safely.

Pharmacist Job Types


Pharmacist jobs are found in a variety of settings:

  • Retail pharmacists work in stores, where they may also handle business tasks.
  • Clinical pharmacists work in hospitals or other types of healthcare facilities where they help care for patients.
  • Consultant pharmacists work for healthcare and insurance organizations where they try to increase efficiency and assist clients who use medicine to manage chronic illness or disease.
  • Pharmacy professors work in postsecondary schools to prepare the next generation for pharmacist careers.
In addition, pharmacists working for themselves are small-business owners who have to market their pharmacy and manage employees and suppliers to be profitable.

Pharmacist Education and Licensure


Pharmacists must hold a PharmD degree, which typically takes four years to complete. All states require pharmacists to be licensed.

Pharmacist Job Market


Pharmacist job opportunities will rise 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports. That’s faster than the average for all jobs. The reason for that growth is that the aging Baby Boom generation will increasingly need medications at the same time that many pharmacists will be retiring. More demand for medication coupled with fewer pharmacists means pharmacist employment will be relatively easy to find.

The number of pharmacist jobs is expected to rise in doctors' offices, outpatient healthcare centers and elder-care facilities, the BLS says.

Pharmacist jobs are not evenly distributed around the country. States with the highest populations of older people have the greatest demand for pharmacists.

About one in five pharmacists works part time and more than a third are older than 55.

Pharmacist Salaries


The BLS says the average pharmacist salary was $112,160 in 2011, but pharmacist pay varies somewhat by setting:

  • General merchandise stores: $118,630
  • Physicians’ offices: $117,750
  • Outpatient care centers: $117,510
  • Health and personal-care stores: $114,040
  • General medical and surgical hospitals: $110,810
  • Department stores: $109,240
  • Grocery stores: $108,890
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PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacie...
JOB TITLE: Pharmacist STATUS: Exempt REPORTS TO: Pharmacist In Charge GENERAL: In conjunction with Managers supervise staff manage workflow and production and staff scheduling in adherence with company policies and procedures. Supervise compounding and labeling processes and provide training for new employees. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervise pharmacy technicians’ preparation of sterile intrave...
Judge Healthcare is currently seeking a Pharmacist in Overland Park, KS!!! This job will have the following responsibilities: Assist with network participation, care with specialty networks, providers and using your knowledge of pharmacy plan design. Recommend services for plan members utilizing alternatives available within the community and nationally. Identify potentially unnecessary servic...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Job Overview: An Albertson's Pharmacist efficiently manages the operations of the pharmacy, providing prescription product and appropriate service and consultation to every customer; actively participates in and supports clinical services; interacting with other health care professionals, supervising pharmacy technicians, clerks and pharmacy interns in compliance with federal and state laws as we...
Job Overview: An Albertson's Pharmacist efficiently manages the operations of the pharmacy, providing prescription product and appropriate service and consultation to every customer; actively participates in and supports clinical services; interacting with other health care professionals, supervising pharmacy technicians, clerks and pharmacy interns in compliance with federal and state laws as we...
DataStaff is currently seeking an experienced Clinical Pharmacist to join our team here in Raleigh, NC. This is a long term contract - open ended position. This position is available on a corp-to-corp basis or as a W2 position with competitive benefits package. DataStaff offers medical, dental, and vision coverage options as well as paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave. As many of our projects ...
Job Description Pharmacist - Full-time - Nights(Job Number:02873-5528) Work Location:United States-Florida-Atlantis-JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach Schedule:Full-time Description Monitors, evaluates and makes recommendations to assure the appropriate and effective use of pharmaceuticals for patient care. Supervises technicians by allocating and coordinating work flow. Guides and advises techn...
Description: Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at OptumRx and help us reinvent the health system. As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, you'll be working in a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. When you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in a...
At Walgreens, we have a 114 year history of being an industry pioneer. At Walgreens, we help people get, stay and live well. That is our core purpose and the difference we make in people's lives every day. Our purpose has shaped the direction of our company since Charles R. Walgreen Sr., opened his first drugstore in 1901, and it still does today. Our 180,000 team members continue to move our 11...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Description: Commercial Pharmacy! Irvine, CA! Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at OptumRx and help us reinvent the health system. As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, you'll be working in a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. When you contribute, you'll open doors for your...
Job Description Clinical Pharmacist EFL Aventura Hospital & Medical Center(Job Number:08751-8269) Work Location:United States-Florida-Aventura-Aventura Hospital & Medical Cntr-North Miami Area Schedule:Full-time Description Job Summary – The General Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing general clinical and pharmacy services. This includes supervision of technical staff. Duties (i...
Job Description Clinical Pharmacist EFL Aventura Hospital & Medical Center(Job Number:08751-8144) Work Location:United States-Florida-Aventura-Aventura Hospital & Medical Cntr-North Miami Area Schedule:Full-time Description Job Summary – The General Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing general clinical and pharmacy services. This includes supervision of technical staff. Duties (i...
Safeway pharmacists enjoy working in a community pharmacy setting that provides total health care to their neighborhood customers. Retail pharmacies provide the most accessible health care resources in the community. Now, more than ever, retail pharmacists are looked to for guidance in managing the total health of their patients. Our pharmacists are part of a community where they know their pati...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
Tracking Code 1676 Job Description Under supervision of Operations Manager, Pharmacy and Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, checks medication orders and enters them into the computer according to applicable professional standards. Furnishes information concerning medications and therapeutics to physicians and nurses. Maintains stock inventory and supplies. May provide instruction and direction to tec...
Tracking Code 1882 Job Description Under supervision of Operations Manager, Pharmacy and Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, checks medication orders and enters them into the computer according to applicable professional standards. Furnishes information concerning medications and therapeutics to physicians and nurses. Maintains stock inventory and supplies. May provide instruction and direction to tec...
Description: Clinical Pharmacy! Formulary Development! Irvine! As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The Clinical...
A-Line Staffing is currently looking for 30+ Pharmacist to work in San Antonio, Texas. These positions will be working Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. The compensation is very well for these positions. You will be working in more of an office environment, with a closed door setting. I have listed the job summary below for you to review. If you are interested, please contact me as soon as possib...

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Pharmacist

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