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Pharmacist salary in California

Average salary
$133,500/yr
Based on 1,723 income tax records
$31,500
$205,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$31,500
$205,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Pharmacist in California is $133,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 1,723 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Pharmacist salaries in California can vary between $31,500 to $205,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Pharmacist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Dublin, CA
12 income tax records
$164,000/yr
$139K – $233K
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Sunnyvale, CA
13 income tax records
$163,000/yr
$139K – $173K
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Walnut Creek, CA
10 income tax records
$161,500/yr
$140K – $181K
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Clovis, CA
13 income tax records
$161,500/yr
$141K – $170K
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Roseville, CA
21 income tax records
$156,000/yr
$124K – $166K
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Danville, CA
10 income tax records
$156,000/yr
$131K – $198K
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Oakland, CA
15 income tax records
$154,000/yr
$132K – $165K
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Visalia, CA
11 income tax records
$150,000/yr
$143K – $172K
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Pasadena, CA
10 income tax records
$145,500/yr
$139K – $147K
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Daly City, CA
13 income tax records
$144,500/yr
$125K – $157K
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San Francisco, CA
81 income tax records
$144,000/yr
$114K – $168K
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San Mateo, CA
12 income tax records
$144,000/yr
$138K – $151K
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Sacramento, CA
54 income tax records
$137,000/yr
$79K – $154K
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Fresno, CA
20 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$116K – $148K
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Santa Rosa, CA
11 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$129K – $162K
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Elk Grove, CA
30 income tax records
$134,000/yr
$108K – $161K
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Fremont, CA
17 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$98K – $165K
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Bakersfield, CA
20 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$56K – $160K
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Irvine, CA
37 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$105K – $149K
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
14 income tax records
$130,500/yr
$120K – $153K
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San Diego, CA
126 income tax records
$130,500/yr
$111K – $147K
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Riverside, CA
10 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$111K – $150K
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Fairfield, CA
12 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$91K – $146K
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San Jose, CA
49 income tax records
$127,500/yr
$106K – $161K
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Los Angeles, CA
67 income tax records
$127,500/yr
$107K – $147K
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Glendale, CA
10 income tax records
$127,500/yr
$83K – $140K
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Stockton, CA
13 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$116K – $133K
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Huntington Beach, CA
11 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$115K – $133K
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Anaheim, CA
16 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$91K – $140K
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Chico, CA
13 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$110K – $155K
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Torrance, CA
16 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$94K – $135K
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Fountain Valley, CA
11 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$95K – $120K

Pharmacist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
201 income tax records
$168,000/yr
$156K – $183K
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Sutter Health, California
42 income tax records
$161,000/yr
$147K – $171K
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Cedars-Sinai, California
10 income tax records
$150,500/yr
$137K – $167K
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Scripps Health, California
13 income tax records
$147,000/yr
$139K – $154K
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Dignity Health, California
19 income tax records
$146,000/yr
$132K – $172K
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University Of California San Diego, California
13 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$118K – $147K
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Walmart, California
55 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$120K – $148K
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Rite Aid, California
67 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$119K – $139K
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University Of California Sf, California
18 income tax records
$130,000/yr
$108K – $152K
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Optum, California
19 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$120K – $137K
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CVS, California
232 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$107K – $145K
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Safeway, California
31 income tax records
$125,000/yr
$108K – $141K
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US Department Of Defense, California
54 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$102K – $140K
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Albertsons, California
14 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$112K – $127K
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Walgreen, California
132 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$104K – $131K
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Costco Wholesale, California
13 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$108K – $137K
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State Of California, California
12 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$101K – $120K

Pharmacist demographics in California

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54% are single
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46% are married
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36% have kids
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59% own a home

Pharmacist salaries by age

$0
$35,125
$70,250
$105,375
$140,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Pharmacists in California

1,723 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a pharmacist in California is $133,500 per year. Pharmacist salaries in California can vary between $31,500 to $205,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,723 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as pharmacist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for pharmacists in California: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ($168,000 a year), Sutter Health ($161,000 a year), and Cedars-Sinai ($150,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for pharmacists in California: Dublin, CA ($164,000 a year), Sunnyvale, CA ($163,000 a year), and Walnut Creek, CA ($161,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.