Best and Worst States to Be a Pharmacist

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25. Wyoming
> Number of pharmacists: 102.1 per 100,000 people (22nd highest)
> Total number of pharmacists as of May 2018: 590 (2nd fewest)
> Annual median wage for pharmacists: $122,250 (14th lowest)
> Total burglaries and armed robberies of pharmacies reported in 2018: 2 (tied–13th fewest)
> Cost of living: -4.8% less than the national average (25th lowest)

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24. Pennsylvania
> Number of pharmacists: 114.1 per 100,000 people (10th highest)
> Total number of pharmacists as of May 2018: 14,610 (5th most)
> Annual median wage for pharmacists: $120,530 (9th lowest)
> Total burglaries and armed robberies of pharmacies reported in 2018: 54 (7th most)
> Cost of living: -2.1% less than the national average (20th highest)

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23. Kansas
> Number of pharmacists: 102.7 per 100,000 people (20th highest)
> Total number of pharmacists as of May 2018: 2,990 (19th fewest)
> Annual median wage for pharmacists: $124,120 (25th lowest)
> Total burglaries and armed robberies of pharmacies reported in 2018: 13 (24th fewest)
> Cost of living: -10.0% less than the national average (13th lowest)

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22. Florida
> Number of pharmacists: 97.6 per 100,000 people (23rd lowest)
> Total number of pharmacists as of May 2018: 20,790 (3rd most)
> Annual median wage for pharmacists: $122,540 (19th lowest)
> Total burglaries and armed robberies of pharmacies reported in 2018: 29 (13th most)
> Cost of living: -0.1% less than the national average (15th highest)

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21. Ohio
> Number of pharmacists: 106.9 per 100,000 people (15th highest)
> Total number of pharmacists as of May 2018: 12,500 (6th most)
> Annual median wage for pharmacists: $121,770 (11th lowest)
> Total burglaries and armed robberies of pharmacies reported in 2018: 63 (5th most)
> Cost of living: -11.1% less than the national average (7th lowest)

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