Pharmacist OverviewEntry-Level EducationDoctoral or Professional DegreeWork Experience in a Related OccupationNoneOn-The-Job TrainingNoneNumber of Jobs, 2012286,400Job Outlook, 2012-202214% (Faster than average)Employment Change, 2012-2022+41,100Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. They also may provide advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle, conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, and oversee the medications given to patients. They work in pharmacies, including those in grocery and drug stores, as well as in hospitals and clinics.
For more detailed information on Pharmacy and related careers, click the links below:Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Pharmacist
|2012 Median Pay||$116,670/year or $56.09/hr|