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Pharmacy: underpaid and stressed?

The Pharmaceutical Journal salary and satisfaction survey 2018 provides a snapshot of the profession’s pay and working conditions.


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You can view the full infographic here

Salary sector bar graph

Figure 1: Salary by sector

Median annual salary by sector, based on hourly rate and assuming a 40-hour work week


Pay bar graph

Figure 2: Appropriate pay

Percentage of pharmacists who think their pay is appropriate for the job they do


Gender pay gap bar graph

Figure 3: Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap taking into account part-time workers


Ethnicity pay bar graph

Figure 4: Ethnicity pay gap

Ethnicity pay gap taking into account part-time workers


Pay rise bar graph

Figure 5: Pay rise

Percentage of pharmacists who have had a pay rise in the past year


Stress pie charts

Figure 6: Stress

The degree of work-related stress felt by pharmacists


Work/life balance bar graph

Figure 7: Work/life balance

The frequency with which pharmacists take work home



Bullying percentages

Figure 8: Bullying

Percentage of pharmacists who say they have been the victim of bullying from another member of staff in the past year


Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 20205785

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