Pharmacists Rank Among Most Competitive In-Demand Jobs

Pharmacy Careers, Pharmacy Careers Summer 2017, Volume 11, Issue 3

Although pharmacists continue to rank among the best-paid professionals, they may face increasing competition in the job market.

Although pharmacists continue to rank among the best-paid professionals, they may face increasing competition in the job market, according to job site Glassdoor.1

Glassdoor recently compiled a list of the most competitive in-demand jobs with 6-figure salaries, basing their rankings on average income and job availability data from their website.

Of the 20 professions ranked on Glassdoor’s list, pharmacists were named the fifth most competitive in-demand job, with a median base salary of $120,000 and 4,213 job openings listed on the site. The top ranked profession was Creative Manager, with a median base salary of $112,000 and only 1,243 job openings.

In a previous list, Glassdoor ranked pharmacy managers and pharmacists as the second and fifth best-paid professionals, respectively.2

For Glassdoor’s full list of the most competitive jobs with 6-figure salaries, see the Table.1

References

  • Jackson, Amy Elisa. 20 In-Demand Jobs With the Most Competition. Glassdoor website. glassdoor.com/blog/20-in-demand-jobs-with-the-most-competition. Accessed August 1, 2017.
  • 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America. Glassdoor website. glassdoor.com/List/Highest-Paying-Jobs-LST_KQ0,19.htm. Accessed August 1, 2017.