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Pacific’s skilled PharmD grads earn second highest salary in the nation

Pacific's accelerated program also places pharmacists in the workforce before their counterparts from other pharmacy programs so they can begin earning a six-figure salary sooner.
Mar 27, 2017

Pharmacists who graduate from the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on average make the second highest salary in the country, according to a recent analysis by San Francisco-based financial company SoFi.

The analysis found that Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences pharmacy graduates on average make $137,639 per year, well above the overall average salary for pharmacists graduating from all the schools ranked. Only one other college in the nation beat out Pacific's pharmacy school in SoFi's highest salary ranking at $145,297.

According to the analysis, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences pharmacy grads earn higher salaries than graduates from pharmacy programs at other colleges SoFi looked at more than 19,000 student loan refinance applications from January 2014 to February 2017 for its Return on Education Pharmacy School Rankings. The analysis noted that Pacific PharmD grads have a solid salary-to-debt ratio. The accelerated program also places pharmacists in the workforce before their counterparts from other pharmacy programs so that they can begin earning a six-figure salary sooner.

To learn more about the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, click here.