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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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CENTRAL VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER Lynchburg, VA Interested in learning, helping others and a career you can be proud of? If you have the desire and personality necessary to provide individualized support to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, consider employment at CVTC. We are actively seeking the following: Pharmacist (WE164) Hourly; one or two days per week Register...
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 Albertsons 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 wel...
Staff Pharmacist Glendive Medical Center (GMC), a progressive rural healthcare organization located in the picturesque Badlands of Eastern Montana. GMC truly appreciates the trust and support of our patients. As we continue to improve our services and grow to meet the needs of the communities we serve, GMC pledges to remain focused on delivering “patient-centered" care. GMC is seeking a fulltime...
- Clinical Pharmacist -Mail Order Pharmacy - Call Center - Customer Service - A Mail Order Pharmacy in San Antonio, TX is seeking a Clinical Pharmacist. This is a possible contract to possible direct hire position. Position responsible for entering and verifying prescription translation for accuracy in the front end of CVS Caremark's Mail Operations, performing doctor phone calls for clarificati...
Director of Pharmacy- Hospital Acute Hospital, LTAC or Rehab Pharmacy Experienced Desired Our Specialty Hospital located in a smaller Central West Texas Community seeks a Director of Pharmacy with acute care hospital, LTAC or Rehab Hospital experience to direct all activities relating to the pharmacy. Pharmacist should have a basic knowledge of pharmaceuticals, such as pharmacy, pharmacy calcula...
Job Description We have a unique, clinical pharmacy practice opportunity that is an ideal position for a recent graduate or a seasoned pharmacist who wants the professional fulfillment that retail pharmacy cannot provide. Butler Hospital is a top rated psychiatric hospital affiliated with the Brown University Albert Medical School. Responsibilities for this position include medication monitoring,...
pharmacist, clinical pharmacist, pharamcy, registered pharmacist, staff pharmacist A-Line Staffing is looking for 2 Driven Pharmacists for Phoenix, AZ . Currently in need of 3 Pharmacists who are interested in working with a mail-order pharmacy leader. Will be working Monday - Friday for an 8 hour shift between 7:00a-5:30p. These Pharmacist's will be compensated anywhere from $47.00 - $52.00 per...
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....
Responsible for promoting appropriate and/or efficient prescribing of prescription drugs among BCBSM participating physicians. This position is also responsible for the education of physicians and influencing of prescribing patterns to reduce BCBSM's drug benefit payout and improve the quality of the benefits as it relates to our members. The incumbent serves as the liaison to the Medical Policy d...
Health Quest is the Hudson Valley’s largest integrated family of hospitals and health care providers, delivering the highest quality care across a variety of service lines, including Cancer Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Women’s and Children’s Services and Surgical Services. Our family includes three awarding-winning hospitals—Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, Putnam Hospi...
Long Term Care Non-Retail Pharmacy in Lake Charles is seeking applicants for a Pharmacist-In-Charge. Minimum 3 years experience in retail and/or non-retail is required. Competitive salary package available....
Location: Nellis Air Force Base Position: Pharmacist GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans. Global Consulting International seeks candidates for a full time position Pharmacist service...
POSITION GOAL Performs the clinical functions for the Department of Pharmacy. Will provide structure, guidance, and accountability from a clinical standpoint to customers (patients, physicians, employees, visitors, and investors) who receive pharmacy services in a professional and efficient manner. POSITION RESPONSIBILITY Develops and coordinates the clinical functions of pharmacy practice and ...
Clinical Pharmacist ( Job Number: 06437-519947 ) Work Location : United States-Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe Schedule : Full-time Description Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator: 1. Coordinates ongoing Pharmacy activities, which promote appropriate, safe and cost effective drug therapy with the hospital. 2. Manages and m...
The Staff Pharmacist interprets physicians’ prescriptions, contacts doctors or other prescribers and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions and expedite processing of order. This position is responsible for compounding and dispensing medications within corporate and regulatory guidelines. The Staff Pharmacist will track order status and outstanding issues as well as consult with patien...
Job Title: Staff Pharmacist Location: Horsham, PA Duties: As a Specialty Pharmacy Staff Pharmacist you will be responsible for: Verifying the accuracy of prescription orders as keyed and filled by Specialty Pharmacy Technicians. Contacting provider offices to clarify incomplete or incorrect medication orders. Skills: Excellent customer service skills. Excellent oral and written communicatio...
Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Division: SMS - Molecular Imaging Location: NJ - Hackensack Req ID: 136383 Position Title: Pharmacist 3 Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: No Company Description: Siemens Healthcare is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The company is a renowned medical solutions provi...
Tracking Code 1585 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...
PHARMACIST PART TIME-Flexable Evenings & Weekends LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY seeks PHARMACIST for East Windsor, CT. 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 fa...

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