Pharmacists are most often employed by the Pharmacies & drug stores industry. The average yearly wage for Pharmacists was $100,588 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Pharmacists by wage are Veterinarians, Marketing & sales managers, and Computer network architects.
Pharmacists are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians & surgeons, Physician assistants, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists, Recreational therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speechlanguage pathologists, Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Veterinarians, Registered nurses, Nurse anesthetists, Audiologists, Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Dental hygienists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, Health practitioner support technologists & technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, Medical records & health information technicians, Opticians, dispensing, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations
The top 3 locations that employ the most Pharmacists are Dane County (East) PUMA, WI, Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest PUMA, NY, and Philadelphia City (Southwest) PUMA, PA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Pharmacists are Philadelphia City (Southwest) PUMA, PA, Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest PUMA, NY, and Wapello, Mahaska, Washington, Jefferson, Keokuk, Davis & Van Buren Counties PUMA, IA.