Pharmacist Salary in Ireland

€62,970
per year
per hour
€30.27
per hour
per year

Pharmacist - Average Salary & Hourly Pay in Ireland

The average salary for a Pharmacist is €62,970 gross per year (€30.27 gross per hour), which is 42% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Pay Scale: a Pharmacist can expect an average starting salary of €40,580. The highest salaries can exceed €103,150.
€40,580
Low
€62,970
Average
€103,150
High
€19.50
Low
€30.27
Average
€49.56
High

Pharmacist Salary Range

Internship
€24,410
Low
€40,580
Average
€62,970
Experienced
€69,158
High
€103,150
Low
€19.50
Average
€30.27
Experienced
€34.41
High
€49.56
Among Pharmacists registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI), Pharmacy Students in their internship year, Basic Grade Hospital Pharmacists or newly qualified Community Pharmacists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced positions like Senior Pharmacist, Chief II Pharmacist with the HSE or Supervising Pharmacists in community pharmacies enjoy the highest salaries.

Pharmacist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Supervising Pharmacist€85K/year
+35% 
Chief II Pharmacist, HSE€75K/year
+19% 
Locum Pharmacist€71K/year
+13% 
Senior Pharmacist, HSE€67K/year
+7% 
Community Pharmacist€66K/year
+5% 
Boots Pharmacist€62K/year
 -1%
Hospital Pharmacist€61K/year
 -4%
Lloyds Pharmacist€58K/year
 -8%

Pharmacist - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Pharmacist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €41,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Pharmacist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €60,000, while an experienced Pharmacist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €69,000. Pharmacists with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €75,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Pharmacist

Late Career▲ +19%
Experienced▲ +10%
Average Salary€62,970/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -35%

Gender Breakdown

Female
68%
Male
32%

Pharmacist - Jobs by Location

Pharmacist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Pharmacist jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Pharmacist

How much does a Pharmacist make in Ireland?
A Pharmacist in Ireland earns an average of €62,970 gross per year, which is about €30.27 gross per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Pharmacist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Pharmacist in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Pharmacist in Ireland is around €40,580 gross per year. Pharmacy Students in their internship year, Basic Grade Hospital Pharmacists or newly qualified Community Pharmacists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Pharmacist in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Pharmacist in Ireland can reach and exceed €103,150 gross per year. Senior Pharmacist, Chief II Pharmacist with the HSE or Supervising Pharmacists in community pharmacies usually have the highest salaries.
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