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Pharmacist - Retail in the United States

How much does a Pharmacist - Retail earn in the United States? The average Pharmacist - Retail salary in the United States is $143,260 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $136,627 and $149,884. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Reviews prescriptions and compounds and dispenses prescribed drugs according to regulatory requirements and guidelines in a retail environment. Responds to customers questions about medications and advises about drug safety and potential interactions. Manages the transfer of prescriptions, incoming physician calls, and drug utilization review. Ensures that pharmacy's patient and financial records are correctly input and maintained. Requires a Ph.D. of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires R Ph -registered pharmacist. Requires pharmacy practice. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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