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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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745 Pharmacist jobs found on Monster.

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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 Ph...
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 technic...
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 intravenous a...
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 intravenous a...
Are you a pharmacist that aspires to be part of a growing, clinical team that works directly with doctors, nurses, therapist, and patients to improve medication management? Do you desire to take your career to the next level and become part of a team that is implementing a new, innovative, patient-focused company? Do you share a vision for healthcare improvement to improve quality and create effic...
Are you a pharmacist that aspires to be part of a growing, clinical team that works directly with doctors, nurses, therapist, and patients to improve medication management? Do you desire to take your career to the next level and become part of a team that is implementing a new, innovative, patient-focused company? Do you share a vision for healthcare improvement to improve quality and create effic...
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Are you a pharmacist that aspires to be part of a growing, clinical team that works directly with doctors, nurses, therapist, and patients to improve medication management? Do you desire to take your career to the next level and become part of a team that is implementing a new, innovative, patient-focused company? Do you share a vision for healthcare improvement to improve quality and create effic...
Registered Pharmacists ( Per Diem) QPharma is expanding its pharmacy operations and services. We are looking for NJ licensed and Registered Pharmacists to work per diem in support of our closed door specialty/mail order facility. Our facility has a high volume prescription intake, and the Pharmacists will also provide trouble shooting of insurance related issues, and QA of prescriptions to get dis...
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....
STAFF PHARMACIST Full Time LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY seeks PHARMACIST for Framingham, MA working 2nd Shift Hours Duties Include: • Assist and direct support staff in the production and dispensing of medication orders to facilities and residents • Practice appropriate drug utilization review and follow up • Assist and direct the support staff in the production • Ensure that teammates and facilities o...
Family Pharmacy is excited to announce upcoming locations in Leominster and Springfield, MA. We are currently looking for experienced Pharmacy managers and staff pharmacist to assist in the growth of our organization. Founded in 1999 by a single owner, Family Pharmacy has continually expanded while maintaining our core values as an independent Pharmacy that cares for the community. The ideal candi...
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....
Marc’s is Northeast Ohio's leading grocery store chain. We operate over 60 stores throughout Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown and Columbus. We are currently seeking qualified individuals that want to be part of a challenging and rewarding career as a Pharmacist at one of our Cleveland, Akron/Canton locations. At Marc's, we are committed to helping our employees reach their fullest potential so...
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....
IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND RESPONSE LISTING WHICH ROLE (S) YOU QUALIFY FOR PERMANENT OR TEMP ROLES 1) Now a 6 month Assignment !! TEMP ASSIGNMENTS AVAILABLE Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse / White Plains, NY 2) 13 week Assignment Travel Peds RN / Pediatric Registered Nurse/ Yonkers, NY 3) Pharmacist Poughkeepsie, NY Full-Time Permanent in Hospital Setting key word search 4) Nurse Care M...
- Bachelor's Degree Required - 2 years experience required EDUCATION: Graduate of accredited College of Pharmacy EXPERIENCE: 2 years hospital clinical experience in Critical Care or 1 year hospital clinical experience in Critical Care and completion of an accredited Critical Care residency program. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Possession of current Texas State Board of Pharmacy License or eligible for r...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Pharmacist In Charge Los Angeles, CA; Culver City, CA Full-Time $95,000 - $130,000 Posted 4/18/2014 Frank Molina is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Frank Apply Job Details Pharmacist In Charge PIC Infusion Pharmacy RPH Mon-Fri PIC Supervising Pharmacist Great Mon-Fri day shift PIC position for a...
Description: CLINICAL PHARMACIST 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) Must be available to work rotating shifts: 7a...
Our client is currently seeking a PHARMACIST III. This job will have the following responsibilities: Reviews patient prescription information and the prescribed medication to verify appropriate drug/dosage levels. Prior Authorization/Screening Office setting, Monday-Friday Qualifications & Requirements: Must be registered with AZ Board of Pharmacy Needs at least 1 year of Prior Authorization exper...
Our client is currently seeking a PHARMACIST III. This job will have the following responsibilities: Reviews patient prescription information and the prescribed medication to verify appropriate drug/dosage levels. Prior Authorization/Screening Office setting, Monday-Friday Qualifications & Requirements: Must be registered with OH Board of Pharmacy Needs at least 1 year of Prior Authorization exper...
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