PharmacyThisWeek: Letter from Kevin Mero – Mercer’s Fall 2012 Salary Survey, 48 New Jobs and 475 Total!

Posted on February 28, 2013



Welcome to PharmacyThisWeek!

Our new website and job board have launched. Please be sure to check out all the new features, any feedback would be appreciated!!

2012 Pharmacy Compensation Survey – Fall Edition Survey!

98 Organizations representing 292K+ pharmacy professionals!!

Despite a wavering economy, if you had a job in pharmacy this year you should have noticed a few extra dollars in your pocket compared to last, according to the latest Mercer Pharmacy Salary Survey results.

This week PharmacyWeek is releasing Mercer’s 2012 Pharmacy Compensation Survey – Fall Edition. As you will see from the graph salaries are only going up for pharmacy professionals. In particular, pharmacy team managers rose by 1 percent and hospital staff pharmacist salaries rose by 3.2 percent from 2011 to 2012! The highest average earners in the Fall of 2012 were hospital/healthcare pharmacy team managers at $134,500!!

For more detailed results, you can find national and industry-specific results in this issue. For more results please visit

With the launch of our new website and job board February has been really busy! We had 48 new job listings and 475 total job listings!!

Here are just a few of the newest ones…

Quality Control Coord, CAPS, San Diego, CA (BS/BA Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Pharmacy)

Clinical Pharmacy Spec (Solid Organ Transplant), Sentara Norfolk General Hosp, Norfolk, VA

Pharmacy Mgr, Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, NJ

Pharmacist, Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, NJ

Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist, Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, NJ

Pharmacist, Clinical Acct Mgmt – Workers’ Comp, Coventry Health Care, Tucson, AZ

Pharmacist, Beebe Med Ctr, Lewes, DE

Pharmacy Supv, New York State Health Care Facility (No weekends or late shifts)

Pharmacy Mgr/DOP, Walgreens, Fenton, MO (St Louis suburb, Home Infusion Div)

Product & Services ads
Bonita Pharmaceuticals,(Pharmaceutical products to Independent Pharmacies and Wholesale distributors)

Used ScriptPro SP-100 For Sale, VitaLife Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN

We update the following employer’s openings each week so be sure and check out their latest available positions. Unless otherwise noted these employers have openings in multiple states so be sure and search on the state and/or job title you are most interested in. If you have any questions just let me know.

Central Admixture Pharmacy Services
Centura Health
Cleveland Clinic
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS)
Froedtert Health
Intermountain Healthcare (UT and SE ID)
PharmaCare Services
Pharmacy Systems, Inc.
Sentara (SE VA and NE NC)
Veterans Administration

I hope everyone has a great and safe week, you can always reach me at my email or cell number below, thanks!

Kevin Mero
cell: 210 872-6160