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Pharmacist

Job Description

A Pharmacist is a medical professional that specialises in the preparation and dispense of prescribed medication, as well as giving advice about the patient’s medication, medical conditions and the administration of vaccinations.

Pay

Pharmacy interns who are graduates (who have completed their registration year) earn estimated $45,000 year. While Pharmacists with 1-5 years’ experience earn an estimated $50,000-$75,000.

Job Opportunities

After an internship you can specialise in being a Pharmacist or a Pharmacist Prescriber

Study length

To become a Pharmacist, you need:

A completed Bachelor of Pharmacy
Completed one year internship working in a hospital or community pharmacy
Have registered with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand

To become a Pharmacist, you need: