We are going to make known to you the salary of pharmacist in South Africa. How much do pharmacist earn monthly?
If you need answers to this question, then you are at the right place.
Pharmacist are health professionals whole focus is to ensure that there is effective and safe use of medications. A qualified pharmacist in South Africa and any other parts of the world is licenced to prescribe medications, give advice on medications, amongst others.
A pharmacist may decide either to work in the hospital, industries, a private facility or even setup and manager his or her own pharmaceutical company or pharmacy.
Students wishing to study pharmacy or pharmacist assistant courses in South Africa will now be aware of the salaries in the public sector and will now understand if the pharmacy degree and courses are worth it to pursue. Those students completing the masters in Clinical Pharmacology in South Africa will be able to plan their career path once they understand the salary structure in the public sector and compare it to the private sector or to other countries.
Also included in this post are:
- Pharmacy intern salary in South Africa
- Community Service pharmacy salary in South Africa
- Clinical pharmacist salary
- And many more.
Pharmacist assistants, basic and post-basic, salaries are also discussed.
Classifications of pharmacist
- Pharmacy assistant
- Pharmacist (General stream)
- Pharmacist (clinical and policy streams)
Pharmacist in the public sector salary components
Below are the basic components of a pharmacist employed in the public sector.
- The pharmacist salary is based on total cost to employer package
- Pharmacy assistant category is based on a basic salary with the following benefits
Housing – R 16780
Medical aid – R 16 871 – R64668
Birthday bonus – 8,333%
Pensions contribution – 13%
- In-hospital allowance or rural for pharmacists are 12% and 17%
Pharmacist salary in South Africa
|Rank||Net salary per month|
|Basic grade 1||R 9 873|
|Basic grade 2||R 10 239|
|Basic grade 3||R12 268|
|Post Basic grade 1||R 13 017|
|Post Basic grade 2||R 15 097|
|Post Basic grade 3||R 16 355|
|Pharmacist (intern)||R 26 718|
|Pharmacist (Community Service)||R 32 851|
|Pharmacist Grade 1||R 41 081|
|Pharmacist Grade 2||R 44 500|
|Pharmacist Grade 3||R 47 865|
|Pharmacist supervisor Grade 1||R 47 865|
|Pharmacist supervisor Grade 2||R 51 546|
|Assistant manger||R 51 540|
|Deputy manager||R 57 721|
|Manager||R 60 743|
|senior||R 71 748|