In the United States, the average annual pharmacist salary is $30,840. While the bottom 10% of individuals within this profession makes less than $20,640, those who find themselves in the upper 10% of the pay bracket can expect to earn $43,230. Pharmacist salary working for the federal government gets paid the best with an annual salary of $40,890. Other top paying industries are outpatient care centers ($39,050) and physician offices ($37,780).
Those with the highest salaries live in the state of California, including the metropolitan areas of Oakland, Napa, San Francisco, San Jose and Madera.