Spotlight On Pharmacist

Grace Lamonica

Description of Career

Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use

Education Required & Virginia schools that offer in that program

- 6-8 years in school

Colleges that offer this program

- VCU school of pharmacy

- Hampton University

- Shenandoah University

- Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Why did I choose this career?

I chose this career because this job does not need too much school and pays very well. Also, I have a personal liking to be a pharmacist

Typical Hours and Median Pay

hours: Most full-time salaried pharmacists worked about 43 hours a week - some worked more than 50 hours a week

median pay: $107,403