Pharmacist Salary in the UK

£40,250
per year
per month
£2,580
per month
per year
Bonus
£1,700/year
Commission
£1,200/year
Profit Sharing
£1,400/year
Bonus
£110/month
Commission
£80/month
Profit Sharing
£90/month

Pharmacist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Pharmacist is £40,250 gross per year (£2,580 net per month), which is £10,650 (+36%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Pharmacist can expect an average starting salary of £26,500. The highest salaries can exceed £85,000.
£26,500
Low
£40,250
Average salary
£85,000
High
£1,800
Low
£2,580
Average salary
£4,820
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
£0
£47,200
£94,400
Base Salary£26,500 - 85,000
Bonus£250 - 4,500
Commission£0 - 2,400
Profit Sharing£0 - 2,500
Total Compensation£26,750 - 94,400
£0
£2,710
£5,420
Base Salary£1,800 - 4,820
Bonus£20 - 290
Commission£0 - 150
Profit Sharing£0 - 160
Total Compensation£1,820 - 5,420

Pharmacist Salary Range

Low
£26,500
Average salary
£40,250
Experienced
£64,000
High
£85,000
Low
£1,800
Average salary
£2,580
Experienced
£3,800
High
£4,820
Among Pharmacists, Band 6 Pharmacists tend to have the lowest salaries, while senior positions like Band 8 and Band 9 Pharmacists enjoy the highest salaries.

Pharmacist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Band 9 Pharmacist£85K/year
+110% 
Band 8 Pharmacist£56K/year
+39% 
Superintendent Pharmacist£52K/year
+30% 
Prescribing Pharmacist£52K/year
+28% 
Community Pharmacist£47K/year
+17% 
NHS Pharmacist£44K/year
+10% 
Locum Pharmacist£43K/year
+6% 
Band 7 Pharmacist£36K/year
 -10%
Band 6 Pharmacist£31K/year
 -23%
Trainee Pharmacy Advisor£17K/year
 -58%

Pharmacist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Pharmacist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £26,750 gross per year. A mid career Pharmacist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,700, while an experienced Pharmacist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £66,000. Pharmacists with more than 20 years of experience earn £72,000 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pharmacist

Late Career▲ +79%
Experienced▲ +64%
Average Salary£40,250/year
Mid Career▼ -9%
Entry Level▼ -34%

Gender Breakdown

Female
63%
Male
37%

Pharmacist - Jobs by Location

Pharmacist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Pharmacist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Pharmacist

How much does a Pharmacist make in the UK?
A Pharmacist in the UK earns an average of £40,250 gross per year, which is about £2,580 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Pharmacist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Pharmacist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Pharmacist in the UK is around £26,500 gross per year. Band 6 Pharmacists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Pharmacist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Pharmacist in the UK can reach and exceed £85,000 gross per year. Band 8 and Band 9 Pharmacists usually have the highest salaries.
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