Pharmacists

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Occupation Description

Pharmacists distribute medications prescribed by doctors and other health professionals and offer information to patients about medications and uses or interactions. They often confer with doctors and other health professionals on the choice, quantity, interactions, and side effects of prescriptions.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

281560

Job Openings By 2020

139600

Growth Rate

25.4%

Required Education

Doctoral or professional degree
Specific Programs:
Doctor of Pharamacy

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth