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What is the average salary for Pharmacists in the United States?

Pharmacists earn an average hourly wage of $56.96. Hourly wages typically start from $42.94 and go up to $72.38. Pharmacists earn an average salary of $118,470 per year. Salaries typically start from $89,320 and go up to $150,550.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Pharmacists in the United States earn:

$72.38 an hour $150,550 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Pharmacists in the United States earn:

$66.35 an hour $138,010 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Pharmacists in the United States earn:

$58.15 an hour $120,950 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Pharmacists in the United States earn:

$51.21 an hour $106,520 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Pharmacists in the United States earn:

$42.94 an hour $89,320 per year

Historical salary for Pharmacists in the United States

Pharmacist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Pharmacist Salary in Alaska $65.54 $136,320 # 1
Pharmacist Salary in California $63.54 $132,160 # 2
Pharmacist Salary in Maine $62.07 $129,100 # 3
Pharmacist Salary in New Hampshire $59.88 $124,540 # 4
Pharmacist Salary in Wisconsin $59.28 $123,290 # 5
Pharmacist Salary in North Carolina $59.16 $123,050 # 6
Pharmacist Salary in Vermont $59.08 $122,890 # 7
Pharmacist Salary in Missouri $58.91 $122,530 # 8
Pharmacist Salary in Kentucky $58.70 $122,090 # 9
Pharmacist Salary in Alabama $58.66 $122,010 # 10
Pharmacist Salary in Minnesota $58.60 $121,880 # 11
Pharmacist Salary in Oregon $58.51 $121,700 # 12
Pharmacist Salary in Mississippi $57.94 $120,520 # 13
Pharmacist Salary in Maryland $57.80 $120,230 # 14
Pharmacist Salary in Nevada $57.62 $119,850 # 15
Pharmacist Salary in Washington $57.42 $119,430 # 16
Pharmacist Salary in Connecticut $57.41 $119,420 # 17
Pharmacist Salary in Arizona $57.35 $119,280 # 18
Pharmacist Salary in Kansas $57.33 $119,240 # 19
Pharmacist Salary in New York $57.16 $118,900 # 20
Pharmacist Salary in Texas $57.15 $118,870 # 21
Pharmacist Salary in Tennessee $57.05 $118,670 # 22
Pharmacist Salary in Virginia $56.90 $118,360 # 23
Pharmacist Salary in New Mexico $56.80 $118,130 # 24
Pharmacist Salary in Utah $56.73 $117,990 # 25
Pharmacist Salary in New Jersey $56.52 $117,560 # 26
Pharmacist Salary in Georgia $56.36 $117,220 # 27
Pharmacist Salary in Hawaii $56.05 $116,590 # 28
Pharmacist Salary in South Carolina $55.96 $116,400 # 29
Pharmacist Salary in Colorado $55.96 $116,390 # 30
Pharmacist Salary in Illinois $55.91 $116,290 # 31
Pharmacist Salary in West Virginia $55.77 $116,010 # 32
Pharmacist Salary in Indiana $55.55 $115,540 # 33
Pharmacist Salary in Ohio $55.31 $115,050 # 34
Pharmacist Salary in Florida $54.99 $114,380 # 35
Pharmacist Salary in Delaware $54.77 $113,920 # 36
Pharmacist Salary in Arkansas $54.68 $113,730 # 37
Pharmacist Salary in North Dakota $54.64 $113,660 # 38
Pharmacist Salary in Oklahoma $54.60 $113,570 # 39
Pharmacist Salary in Massachusetts $54.49 $113,330 # 40
Pharmacist Salary in Louisiana $54.36 $113,070 # 41
Pharmacist Salary in Idaho $54.32 $112,980 # 42
Pharmacist Salary in Michigan $54.21 $112,760 # 43
Pharmacist Salary in Wyoming $53.88 $112,070 # 44
Pharmacist Salary in District of Columbia $53.62 $111,530 # 45
Pharmacist Salary in Pennsylvania $53.06 $110,360 # 46
Pharmacist Salary in Rhode Island $52.84 $109,900 # 47
Pharmacist Salary in South Dakota $52.10 $108,360 # 48
Pharmacist Salary in Montana $51.28 $106,670 # 49
Pharmacist Salary in Iowa $48.44 $100,750 # 50
Pharmacist Salary in Nebraska $48.38 $100,630 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics