How much does a Pharmacy Purchasing Agent make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Pharmacy Purchasing Agent in the United States is $23 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $21 and $25. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Pharmacy Purchasing Agent

Pharmacy Purchasing Agent liaisons between buyers and manufacturer's representatives to ensure that the organization purchases pharmaceuticals, supplies and equipment that meet quality standards while minimizing costs. Ensures adequate levels of drugs and supplies are available in the inpatient and outpatient pharmacies and that purchases do not exceed budget. Being a Pharmacy Purchasing Agent requires a high school diploma. Requires certification as a pharmacy technician and licensure from the State Board of Pharmacy. Additionally, Pharmacy Purchasing Agent typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Pharmacy Purchasing Agent's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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