Pharmacist Salary in Australia

AU$37.20
per hour
per year
AU$75,600
per year
per hour

Pharmacist - Average Salary

The average pay for a Pharmacist is AU$37.20 per hour (AU$75,600 per year), which is AU$10,240 (+16%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Pharmacist can expect an average starting pay of AU$27.10. The highest pay rates can exceed AU$52.80.
AU$27.10
Low
AU$37.20
Average
AU$52.80
High
AU$48,100
Low
AU$75,600
Average
AU$115,000
High

Pharmacist Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$27.10
Average
AU$37.20
Experienced
AU$44.60
High
AU$52.80
Low
AU$48,100
Average
AU$75,600
Experienced
AU$89,200
High
AU$115,000
Entry-Level Pharmacists have the lowest salaries, while Experienced Pharmacists tend to have the highest salaries.

Pharmacist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Experienced PharmacistAU$44.60/hour
+20% 
Retail PharmacistAU$34.60/hour
 -7%
Entry-Level PharmacistAU$27.20/hour
 -27%

Pharmacist - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Pharmacist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average hourly pay of AU$27.10. A mid career Pharmacist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average pay of AU$36.30, while an experienced Pharmacist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$44.60 per hour. Pharmacists with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$48.90 per hour on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pharmacist

Late Career▲ +31%
Experienced▲ +20%
Average SalaryAU$37.20/hour
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
69%
Male
31%

Pharmacist - Jobs by Location

Pharmacist - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Pharmacist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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