Pharmacist

Taka Rongoā

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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

Pay

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 11 September 2017