US Pharmacy Compensation Survey

Comprehensive data for confident pay decisions

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Consumers now expect customized digital solutions tailored to their healthcare needs, such as telehealth and same-day prescription delivery. Whether you're a retail, mail-order, or hospital pharmacy, having the right people to meet the demands of today's job function while planning for the future is vital to long-term success. Secure critical talent and allocate pharmacy pay budgets appropriately with a data-driven compensation strategy.

Ensure your employee pay is competitive with the US Pharmacy Compensation Survey. Benchmark your positions from top to bottom with reliable market data for 121 jobs from across the country. Analyze the pharmaceutical salary survey data by company size, location, and industry specialization. Compare your compensation strategy to the market across several key components, such as:

  • Base pay
  • Salary range
  • Incentive eligibility
  • Store script volume
  • Hours scheduled
Are you ready to position your talent strategy for the future?

Participation open: March – April

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: August

2022 results available

  • 121 positions published
  • USD 2,000 – 9,900
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 236
  • # Positions Published: 121
  • # Organizations: 317
  • # Observations: 286,377

Based on data from the 2022 US Pharmacy Compensation Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Hours Scheduled
  • Incentive Amounts
  • Incentive Eligibility
  • Organization Data
  • Salary Range
  • Store Script Volume
  • Technician Certified
  • Union Status

Data Analyzed

Industry Specialization

  • Chain Drug Store
  • Hospital/Healthcare System
  • Mail-order/PBM
  • Managed Care/Health Plan
  • Mass Merchandiser
  • Nuclear
  • Specialty Services to Long-term Care Facilities
  • Supermarket

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan Area
  • National
  • Zip Code


  • FTEs
  • Number of Pharmacies
  • Revenue
  • Script Volume

Position Families Analyzed

  • Intern
  • Management
  • Pharmacist
  • Service Associate
  • Technician

Position Families Analyzed

  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Account & Client Management
  • Field Sales & Account Management
  • IT Infrastructure & Systems Administration
  • Pharmacy Services

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. View Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details. Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters. Your survey purchase includes access for three (3) Mercer WIN® users. If you need additional users, they can be added during checkout.


Single-State Pharmacy Operations Participant Non-Participant
2022 US Pharmacy Compensation Survey  USD 2,000 USD 6,000


Multi-State Pharmacy Operations Participant Non-Participant
2022 US Pharmacy Compensation Survey  USD 3,300 USD 9,900

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  • 2022 results are now available for purchase.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

View a sample report of this pharmacy survey for a glimpse at what's included.

Participating Companies

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2023 Survey Participation

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2023 survey participation is now open!

The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Survey participation is open to all organizations and is not required to purchase results.

Key Dates:

  • Participation opens March 1, 2023
  • Participation closes April 28, 2023

Why should you participate?

  • Align your pay to the market
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events

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2023 US Pharmacy Compensation Survey USD 2,300 USD 6,900

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  • Participation Start Date03/01/2023
  • Participation End Date04/28/2023
  • Sub TitleComprehensive data for confident pay decisions
  • RegionUS
  • Short DescriptionData on salary ranges, pay practices & trends happening in the pharmacy industry.

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