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Dispense prescription medication and advise patients on how to use them safely.

Pharmacists dispense prescription medication. They advise patients about how to use the medicine and what side effects might occur. They may also advise doctors about the right dosage to prescribe or how different drugs could interact.

Wages $68.50 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
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