A Day In the Life of Phil, the Pharmacist
By: Bobby Melms
Phil is a pharmacist at CVS.
To become a pharmacist Phil went to college for two years to be eligeble for pharmacy school at auburn university where he got his Pharm.D degree.
Applying for the Job
Getting a job as a pharmacist has many steps but once you are qualified ther are many places willing to hire. The average pay for a pharmacist in CT is $120,000
Potential for Promotion
Usually in a pharmacy there are no promotions. One way to get promoted and make more money is to become a hospital pharmacist.
Most pharmacists work a normal 9-5 work day. Shifts vary but it is normal to work monday-friday. You can get extra hours and work on holidays for overtime.