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Pharmacists prepare, mix and dispense prescribed medicines. They also give patients advice about their medication and medical conditions.


Pharmacists with up to five years’ experience usually earn

$45K-$75K per year

Pharmacists with more than five years experience usually earn

$75K-$105K per year

Source: Auckland DHBs/PSA MECA and Pharmacy Guild of NZ, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a pharmacist are good due to increasing demand for their services.
A female pharmacist in a white coat is talking to a mother holding her baby about the packet of medicine she is about to give them

Pharmacists advise people on their medication

Last updated 14 August 2018