Pharmacist

I provide prescription medication to the sick and needy. As well as counseling to patients about over the counter products to help their needs.


Actual Career: Pharmacist

Industry:
Pharmaceutical
Career Field:
Healthcare
Company Position:
Same as career title
Location:
TEXAS, Central Region

Job Description:
I provide prescription medication to the sick and needy. As well as counseling to patients about over the counter products to help their needs.

Required Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree
Actual Level of Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

Field of Study:
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Name of Educational Institue:
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Type of Educational Institute:
Public University
Length of Time in Career:
36 years
Annual Earnings, 1st Year:
10,000-20,000
Annual Earnings, Last Year:
70,000 – 80,000
Weekly Hours:
30
Ordinary Shift:
Day
Required Travel Amount:
no traveling

Actual Comments from the holder of this Actual Career

How do you feel about this Actual Career?
It is a good rewarding, full-time or part time profession. It provides good pay with benefits and is stable (very much in demand at the present).

Was your degree helpful in your career field?
YES

In your opinion, what kind of education did you need to get this career?
It requires a degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences before you are eligible to take a state board exam.

Experience, Skills, Specialized Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
Drug store experience is helpful along with people skills. An intern requirement is normal in most states and state licensure is required. During the internship, it is helpful to become a certified Pharmacy Technician and work with Pharmacists learning about your future career and increase your pay as well.

Just one more thing….
Currently, I work as a relief Pharmacist and do travel (I receive mileage allowance) within a 60 mile area.

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