The median annual wage for pharmacists was $121,500 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $86,790, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $154,040.
In May 2015, the median annual wages for pharmacists in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
Pharmacies and drug stores
General medical and surgical hospitals; private
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.
Median annual wages, May 2015
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics