Pharmacists

Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. They also may conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, oversee the medications given to patients, and provide advice on healthy lifestyles.

$124,170

Median US Salary

Doctoral or professional degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Pharmacists

Currently employed

309,330

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

6%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Pharmacists

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $144,400

California $143,190

Vermont $139,210

Minnesota $134,160

Maine $131,210

Wisconsin $130,610

Oregon $129,990

Nevada $128,630

Virginia $128,550

New Hampshire $128,090

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Maxxing your 401k as Pharmacists

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

15.3%

Per paycheck

$730.69

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $4,775.77
Pre Tax Retirement $730.69
Before Taxes $4,045.08
Taxes $1,213.52
Take Home $2,831.56

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