What Is the Starting Salary for a Pharmacist at Walgreens?


The exact starting salary for a pharmacist at Walgreen's varies based on a pharmacist's education, experience and the pharmacy location. However, the pharmacist's average salary at Walgreen's as reported anonymously by Walgreen's pharmacists is $116,124 as of Aug. 27, 2014.

This figure does not include bonuses and other compensation. When those are included, the total average salary jumps to $117,609 per year. Walgreen's offers benefits to its employees such as a 401K plan, health insurance and an employee discount. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for pharmacists in 2012 was $116,670 per year and the occupation is expected to grow 14 percent between 2012 and 2022.