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Pharmacist Salaries in Nigeria

The average net salary for Pharmacist in Nigeria is ₦140K. Salary estimated from 163 employees

  • Average Salary ₦140K per month
  • Base Salary
  • Cash Bonus (5 employees)
  • Profit Sharing (1 employee)
  • Sales Commission (1 employee)
  • Accommodation (2 employees)
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    • Entry Level Salary for Pharmacist in Nigeria

    • (0 - 2 years experience)
    • 60 employees
    • Mid Level Salary for Pharmacist in Nigeria

    • (3 - 9 years experience)
    • 86 employees
    • Senior Level Salary for Pharmacist in Nigeria

    • (experience - 10 years & above)
    • 17 employees
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Who is a Pharmacist?

Pharmacists are health professionals who practice in pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication use. They are people who understand drugs, drug uses, therapeutic roles, side effects, potential drug interactions, and monitoring parameters. They also interpret and communicate this specialized knowledge to patients, physicians, and other health care providers.

Pharmacist Duties

  • Ensure Patients' Safety
  • Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies.
  • Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.
  • Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
  • Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.


Educational Qualification

Earn a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (often called a Pharm.D.). behind medicine, the technical aspects of managing prescriptions and the ins and outs of patient care.


  • Accuracy, Integrity, Communication, science and math skill, advocacy skill, diplomacy ,ability to multitask and prioritize, analytical mind.


Common Pharmacist Interview Questions

  • Why do you want to become a pharmacist?
  • What problematic situations can occur in a pharmacy?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years time?
  • How do you keep your knowledge up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and trends in the industry?
  • Describe a situation when you went above and beyond of what was expected.
  • A customer returns to the pharmacy with a bottle of prescription medication that is partially used and says it doesn't work. How would you address the issue?
  • What do you think is the most important business aspect of being a pharmacist?
  • You're out of stock on medication for a customer who is extremely difficult. How would you explain the situation to the patient?
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