US Pharmacy Compensation Survey

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Consumers now expect digitally customized 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 while planning for the future is key to long-term success. Secure critical talent and allocate salary budgets appropriately with a data-driven compensation strategy.

Learn exactly what to pay your employees with the US Pharmacy Compensation Survey. Benchmark your positions from top to bottom with reliable market data collected for 245 jobs from across the country. Analyze the 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

Current, reliable data
In light of the economic and workforce changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercer conducted a “data refresh” in August to address any market movement that occurred after the initial survey participation period. You will receive the results of the refresh free with your purchase.

This added step to ensure you have access to the most current, reliable data means you can move forward confidently with your pay decisions knowing that your data accurately reflect the market.

Are you ready to position your talent strategy for the future?

Participation open: March – May

Results publish: July


2020 results available

  • 64 positions published
  • USD 1,800 – 8,400
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Survey Stats

  • # of Positions Surveyed: 245
  • # of Positions Published: 64
  • # of Participating Organizations: 186
  • # of Employee Observations: 330,488

Based on data from the 2020 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

Size

  • FTEs
  • Number of Pharmacies
  • Revenue
  • Script Volume

Position Families Analyzed

  • Intern
  • Management
  • Pharmacist
  • Service Associate
  • Technician

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. Learn more or 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.

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Single-State Pharmacy Operations Participant Non-Participant
2020 US Pharmacy Compensation Survey  USD 1,800 USD 5,400
     

 

Multi-State Pharmacy Operations Participant Non-Participant
2020 US Pharmacy Compensation Survey  USD 2,800 USD 8,400
     

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  • 2020 results are available for purchase and will be delivered upon survey release (late July). 

Survey Schedule

  • Questionnaire Distributed: March 9
  • Participation Deadline: May 15
  • Data Effective Date: March 1
  • Report Available: July

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

Sample Report

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

Participating Companies

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2020 survey participation

2020 Survey Participation is now closed. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

  • A discount on survey results!
  • An exclusive invitation to survey events - attend results webcasts and meetings where Mercer consultants will review the results and identify market trends and factors. You'll also be able to ask questions directly related to your organization.
  • Ensure your data is included in the market results - easily determine your market position with customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.
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