2022 Pharmacist Salary in Nevada

If you are hunting for a Pharmacist job in Nevada, it is good to consider some factors that can influence your salary in the state. On an average, a pharmacist's salary in Nevada is $125,260 per annum. Retail Pharmacies employ the largest number of pharmacists; Outpatient Care Centers pay the highest annual salary, whereas Department Stores employ and least number of pharmacists and Retail Pharmacies pay the lowest salary in Nevada. City wise – Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise employs largest number of pharmacists, Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise pays the lowest and Carson City pays the highest annual salary in the state. According to BLS, Nevada is expected to employ over 50 pharmacists every year until 2028, representing 10.98% employment growth.

Average Salary of Pharmacist in Nevada

If you work as a full time Pharmacist in Nevada, you can earn an average salary of $125,260 annually and if you work as a part timer, your average remuneration can be $60.22 per hour. The salary of pharmacists in Nevada grows at a consistent pace.

Type Average Salary
Hourly Wage $60.22
Monthly Salary $10,440
Annual Salary $125,260


Pharmacist Salary by Experience in NV

Depending on the working experience, the average annual salary of pharmacists in NV ranges between $97,110 and $163,960. At the beginning of your career as a pharmacist, you can earn up to $97,100 per year. With 1-4 years of experience, you can make $115,200 annually. Following which, as you keep gaining experience, you can earn a higher salary. A 20+ years of experienced pharmacist makes around $163,960 every year.

Level of Experience Hourly Annual
Less than 1 year (Starting) $46.68 $97,100
1-4 years $55.38 $115,200
5-9 years $62.00 $128,950
10-19 years $70.22 $146,050
20 years or more $78.83 $163,960


Salary Growth (2016-2020)

From 2015 to 2020, the average annual salary of pharmacists in NV grew at a consistent rate of 4.43%. The lowest growth was in 2015 when salary grew barely 0.08% but in the following years, Nevada registered its own record growth of 2.90% in 2016 and 2.35% in 2017. The salary is expected to grow higher in coming years due to increased demand of pharmacists in the state.

Year Average Annual Salary Growth
2016 $123,430 2.90%
2017 $126,330 2.35%
2018 $124,430 -1.50%
2019 $124,860 0.35%
2020 $125,260 0.32%
Total $5,310 4.43%


Employment Growth (2016-2020)

Except from the year 2013-2014 when pharmacists' employment growth was 8.10%, in the negative, Nevada has showed an impressive employment growth of more than 5%, overall from 2015 to 2020 except in 2019. In 2020, the state employed pharmacists at a whopping 12.96% growth rate. The data suggests that NV will continue to hire pharmacists at a decent pace and may add 50 pharmacists each year all across the state until 2028.

Year Employment Growth
2016 2,340 6.36%
2017 2,460 5.13%
2018 2,490 1.22%
2019 2,470 -0.80%
2020 2,790 12.96%
Total 590 26.82%


Industry Wise Income and Employment (2021)

Outpatient Care Centers in Nevada hire the least number of pharmacists and pay the lowest highest annual salary of $146,900. Retail Pharmacies employ the largest number of 1,190 pharmacists whereas; General Merchandise stores pay the highest lowest salary of $122,660, annually to the Nevada pharmacists.

Industry Employment Hourly Salary Annual Salary
Retail Pharmacies 1,190 $58.97 $122,660
Hospitals 700 $61.59 $128,110
Grocery Stores 230 $59.57 $123,920
Other General Merchandise Stores 70 $59.74 $124,270
Outpatient Care Centers 60 $70.62 $146,900


Nevada Metro Wise - Salary and Employment (2021)

There's a huge difference in the salary of pharmacists working in Carson City and that of those in Reno. On one hand, where an entry level pharmacist in Carson City can make $115,350 annually, a Reno pharmacist earns only $96,440 per year. The annual salary also ranges from $127,640 in Reno to $145,370 annually in Carson City. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise employ the largest number of pharmacists and pay a salary of $123,400 per annum. Undoubtedly, Carson City can fetch you the best annual income in the state.

Area Name Employment Hourly Annual Starting Salary Experienced Salary
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise 2,090 $59.33 123,400 95,660 162,430
Reno 530 $61.37 127,640 96,440 164,300
Carson City 40 $69.89 145,370 115,350 170,050


Pharmacist Employment Outlook in NV (2018-2028)

Walmart, Carson Tahoe Health, Renown Health, CVS Health Retail and many other companies in healthcare sector continuously look for proficient pharmacists in Nevada. As per projection until 2028, NV is expected to employ pharmacists at 10.98% growth rate, offering over 50 job vacancies every year to the aspiring pharmacists. This estimated employment growth rate is 11% higher than the national average at 3.26% in negetive. NV definitely provides impetus opportunities to pharmacists.

2018 Employment 2028 EmploymentPercent ChangeProjected Annual Job Openings
Nevada 82091010.98%50
United States321,700311,200-3.26%11,200


Pharmacist Nevada VS Pharmacist National

The hourly, monthly and annual salary of pharmacists in Nevada is approximately 0.16% lower than the national average. Nevada pharmacists earn average annual salary of $125,260 compared to national average salary at $125,460 per annum.

TypeNevada SalaryUS SalaryDifference% Difference
Hourly Wage$60.22$60.32-0.10-0.16%
Monthly Salary$10,440$10,460-20-0.19%
Annual Salary $125,260$125,460-200-0.16%


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