The Top 15 highest-paying jobs in the pharmacy industry

For those interested in medicine who don’t want to invest years of experience before getting a secure job, the pharmacy field offers an appealing solution. In a recent analysis from The Interview Guys, pharmacists secured the number one spot on the list of top-paying jobs that require the least experience with a median annual salary of $123,670.  The career website pulled data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine the results. The average base salary pharmacists earn remains consistently high across all states, making it a prime choice for those who move often.

So which companies are hiring for $100K  jobs in pharmacy?  Ladders put together a list of the 15 companies hiring the most $100K+ jobs in the pharmacy industry currently from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

1. Cognizant Technology Solutions: 752

The company has made nearly 15,000 offers amongst several major engineering campuses so far, according to the chairman and Managing Director, Cognizant India R Ramkumar said at CII Connect 2019, a two-day international conference. 

2. CVS: 697

The pharmaceutical leader also offers some of the top-paying jobs in the pharmaceutical and medical sales industries

3. Ntt Data:  672

NTT DATA is a Global IT Innovator offering technology-enabled services to clients around the world.


4. Walmart:  425

Walmart recently opened its first Walmart Health clinic in Dallas, Georgia. The new site offers a wide selection of primary care, dental, counseling, and X-ray services and is actually staffed by a physician.

5. Amazon: 347

Amazon recently made headlines when it announced plans to acquire PillPack, infiltrating the prescription pill market.

6. Johnson & Johnson: 331

The medical sales goliath consistently ranks on Ladders’ Top-Job list for several industries.

7. GSK: 259

The global healthcare giant employs over 100,000 people in over 150 countries.

8. HCA: 236

Hospital Corporation of America is an American for-profit operator of health care facilities. It currently manages 168 hospitals and 116 freestanding surgery centers in both the US and UK.

9. Kaiser Permanente: 228

Despite the unfortunate death of the company’s CEO Bernard Tyson last month, the company has become a leading advocate in the movement to improve the delivery on care and benefits in the U.S.

10. Publix Super Markets: 222

Publix is an all-employee-owned American supermarket.

11. Becton Dickinson: 191

Becton, Dickinson, and Company (BD) is an American medical technology company that manufactures medical devices.

12. General Electric: 187

GE’s recent environmental incentives bode well for its brand image and future green job prospects, especially after securing a contract from Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. to deliver its state-of-the-art onshore wind turbines.

13. Northwell Health: 184

The integrated healthcare nonprofit is now New York State’s largest healthcare provider and private employer, with more than 68,000 employees.

14. Centene Corporation: 182

The company is now a leading healthcare enterprise that functions as an intermediary for both government-sponsored and privately-insured health care programs.

15. Anthem: 179

Anthem Inc. is an American health insurance company founded in the 1940s. Fortune recently named Anthem as a top investment opportunity within health insurance.