Pharmacists held about 297,100 jobs in 2014. The industries that employed the most pharmacists were as follows:
Pharmacies and drug stores
General medical and surgical hospitals; private
Pharmacists work in pharmacies, including those in grocery and drug stores. They also work in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Some pharmacists work for the government and the military. In most settings, they spend much of the workday on their feet.
Most pharmacists work full time, although about 1 in 5 worked part time in 2014. Because many pharmacies are open at all hours, some pharmacists work nights and weekends.