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Pharmacist
 
 
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Summary

ActivitiesCompound and dispense medications following prescriptions issued by physicians, dentists, or other authorized medical practitioners.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$106,400 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsPharmacists usually work in clean, well-lit, and well-ventilated areas, and many spend most their workday on their feet.

Minimum Education RequirementsPharm. D.

SkillsCritical Thinking, Active Listening, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Science

AbilitiesOral Expression, Deductive Reasoning, Problem Sensitivity, Written Comprehension, Near Vision, Speech Clarity, Oral Comprehension

InterviewsLeslie Adams
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