Pharmacist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Pharmacist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $155,930
Alaska $153,920
Oregon $131,570
Washington $131,080
Minnesota $130,610
New Hampshire $130,610
Wisconsin $130,280
Delaware $129,580
Colorado $129,090
New York $128,920
Wyoming $128,790
District of Columbia $128,780
Hawaii $128,690
Maine $128,690
Utah $128,690
Vermont $128,690
Maryland $128,650
North Dakota $128,600
Nevada $128,600
Illinois $128,580
New Mexico $128,500
Texas $128,440
Missouri $128,410
North Carolina $128,360
Virginia $128,340
Arizona $128,190
Ohio $128,190
Massachusetts $128,160
New Jersey $128,030
Georgia $128,020
Idaho $127,940
Kansas $127,940
South Dakota $127,930
Montana $127,870
Indiana $127,820
Michigan $127,770
Connecticut $127,690
Iowa $127,690
Pennsylvania $127,690
Alabama $127,270
Arkansas $127,240
Florida $127,240
Kentucky $127,240
Louisiana $127,240
Tennessee $127,240
West Virginia $127,080
Mississippi $127,050
South Carolina $126,950
Oklahoma $126,420
Nebraska $125,840
Rhode Island $122,020
Guam $121,020
Virgin Islands, U.S. $120,910
Puerto Rico $100,730

How do pharmacist salaries compare to similar careers?

Pharmacists earn about the same as related careers in Indiana. On average, they make more than nurse practitioners.

Career Median Salary
Pharmacist salary $128K
Optometrist salary $120K
Physician assistant salary $120K
Anesthesiologist assistant salary $120K
Nurse practitioner salary $104K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)