Pharmacist Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median salary for pharmacists is $97,487 per year

Pharmacist Salary Canada

In 2017, pharmacists reported higher salaries in Quebec.

PHARMACISTS (NOC 3131-A)
 2017 Wages ($/yr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 49,975 97,487 140,977
Québec 40,205 95,482 156,139
Ontario 48,361 99,374 148,365
Manitoba 62,440 104,579 145,053
New Brunswick 55,912 93,834 138,403
Prince Edward Island 57,782 85,692 134,954
Saskatchewan 49,443 96,435 131,052
Alberta 50,586 99,308 129,457
British Columbia 60,129 95,455 128,235
Nova Scotia 70,324 92,893 127,786
Newfoundland and Labrador 22,236 87,533 117,306
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

According to Canada’s Job Bank, in 2016, the median wage for pharmacists in Canada was $97,487/year.




The salary for pharmacists varies by province. For example, in 2016, pharmacists reported the highest wages in Quebec.

PHARMACISTS (NOC 3131-A)
 2016

Wages ($/yr)

Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 49,975 97,487 140,977
Québec 40,205 95,482 156,139
Ontario 48,361 99,374 148,365
Manitoba 62,440 104,579 145,053
New Brunswick 55,912 93,834 138,403
Prince Edward Island 57,782 85,692 134,954
Saskatchewan 49,443 96,435 131,052
Alberta 50,586 99,308 129,457
British Columbia 60,129 95,455 128,235
Nova Scotia 70,324 92,893 127,786
Newfoundland and Labrador 21,225 87,533 117,306
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Licensing

Registration with a regulatory body is required in all provinces and territories for this occupation.

PHARMACIST SALARY 2017

PHARMACIST SALARY 2016

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