Pharmacist in food production - Salary and Career

Pharmacist in food production - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out specific actions for dispensing pharmaceutical products and services. They can produce these products and services on a masterful, industrial scale. They also carry out quality control actions for pharmaceutical products and services, managing the storage, distribution and transport of these products. They develop pharmaceutical products and services, can coordinate pharmaceutical assistance policies and act in the regulation and inspection of pharmaceutical establishments, products and services. They perform clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological analyses. They may conduct research on the effects of drugs and other substances on organs, tissues and vital functions of humans and animals.

How much does an Pharmacist in food production earn

A Pharmacist in food production earns between $1.992 and $10.179 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.001 and a median salary of $3.269 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 28 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Pharmacist in food production

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.001 48.018 1.000 19
1º Quartile 1.992 23.900 498 9
Median Salary 3.269 39.227 817 15
3º Quartile 7.763 93.151 1.941 37
Higher Salary 10.179 122.143 2.545 48

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals, health
        • pharmaceuticals

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Main workplaces

Pharmaceuticals they work in public or private institutions, in pharmacies and drug distribution networks, in the pharmaceutical and related products industries, in the food and cosmetics industries, among others. Most work with a formal contract, but can also work on their own or as an employer.

What does it take to work in the field of Pharmaceuticals

The exercise of the profession of Pharmaceuticals requires a degree in Pharmacy. Currently, the training is unique, replacing the two previous training courses: pharmacy and biochemistry.

Functions and activities of Pharmacist in food production

Pharmaceuticals must:

  • perform analyzes (clinical, toxicological, physicochemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • coordinate pharmaceutical assistance policy;
  • produce in industrial and masterful scale pharmaceutical products;
  • manage pharmaceutical establishments;
  • perform analyzes (clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • perform technical-scientific research;
  • perform analyzes (clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • manage storage, distribution and transport of pharmaceutical products;
  • develop pharmaceutical products and services;
  • act in the regulation and inspection of pharmaceutical establishments, products and services;
  • provide pharmaceutical services;
  • dispense pharmaceutical products and services;
  • perform analysis (clinical, toxicological, physical-chemical, biological, microbiological and bromatological);
  • produce pharmaceutical products on an industrial and masterful scale;
  • dispensing pharmaceutical products and services;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • acting in the regulation and inspection of pharmaceutical establishments, products and services;
  • manage storage, distribution and transport of pharmaceuticals;
  • control quality of pharmaceutical products and services;
  • produce on an industrial and masterful scale pharmaceutical products;

  • Activities

    • schedule masterful process;
    • collect data;
    • disclose pharmaceutical products and services;
    • participate in the elaboration of treatment protocols;
    • participate in a research ethics committee/commission;
    • define technical specifications for raw materials, packaging, materials, equipment and facilities;
    • work with biosafety;
    • determine handling procedures;
    • handle food and cosmetics;
    • drill earlobe;
    • suggest process change;
    • demonstrate technical analytical ability;
    • implement drug surveillance actions;
    • identify adverse reactions and drug interactions;
    • specify storage conditions;
    • validate products, processes, areas and equipment;
    • select suppliers;
    • perform home visits;
    • fraction products;
    • define technical specifications of raw material, packaging, materials, equipment and facilities;
    • apply injectables;
    • participate in the investigation of complaints;
    • provide advice and consultancy;
    • develop forms and technical standards;
    • participate in clinical research;
    • participate in the promotion of the rational use of medication;
    • provide technical information for product registration;
    • perform analysis;
    • participate in epidemiological surveillance actions;
    • develop medication lists;
    • validate method of analysis;
    • notify deviations in the quality of products and services ;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • perform small dressings;
    • determine product disposal;
    • check biochemical parameters;
    • issue reports, opinions and reports;
    • prove product origin;
    • establish criteria and dispensing systems;
    • define distribution logistics;
    • demonstrate manual dexterity;
    • collect samples;
    • manage documentation;
    • register data in medical records;
    • prepare samples;
    • develop standard formula;
    • participate in the licensing of pharmaceutical establishments;
    • check blood pressure;
    • determine industrial production procedures;
    • establish product expiration date;
    • show leadership ability;
    • manage inventory;
    • check body temperature;
    • perform pharmacotherapeutic follow-up;
    • cultivate microorganisms;
    • perform acupuncture services;
    • guide the collection of samples;
    • participate in technical committees;
    • participate in health policy actions;
    • guiding patients, caregivers and clients;
    • acquire raw materials, materials and equipment;
    • develop analytical and bioanalytical method;
    • participate in the discussion of public health policies;
    • issuing inspection rules;
    • monitor processes;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • perform product stability study;
    • implement pharmaceutical service policy;
    • institute inspection rules;
    • coordinate pharmaceutical assistance actions;
    • perform post-marketing surveillance on pharmaceutical products;
    • perform a product stability study;
    • perform critical analysis of the results;
    • manage human, financial and material resources;
    • prepare reagents, equipment and glassware;
    • perform waste management;
    • provide inhalation therapy services;
    • demonstrate ability to pay attention to detail;
    • capture resources;
    • guidance in compliance with the rules;
    • inspecting establishments, products and services;
    • work as a team;
    • analyze results;
    • issue report of analysis results;
    • define quality indicators;
    • evaluate compliance of physical facilities (certify area);
    • elaborate drug lists;
    • participate in the elaboration of the pharmaceutical service policy;
    • evaluate conformity of products and equipment;
    • coordinate drug and toxicological information centers;
    • work as a team;
    • perform pharmaceutical consultation;
    • participate in the preparation of medication use protocol;
    • qualify suppliers;
    • program masterful process;
    • choose a method of analyze;
    • indicate food, cosmetics and health products;
    • pack products;
    • pack products;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • study research feasibility;
    • perform phytotherapy services;
    • schedule industrial production;
    • supervise filling, packaging and packaging;
    • participate in the registration of pharmaceutical products;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • operate equipment;
    • analyze quality indicators;
    • write official books and balance sheets of controlled products;
    • demonstrate analytical technical ability;
    • elaborate projects;
    • participate in the elaboration of drug policies;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • indicate over-the-counter medicines;
    • issue a report of analysis results;
    • manipulate medicines;
    • disseminate pharmaceutical products and services;
    • choose medicines, immunobiologicals, cosmetics, food and health products;
    • interacting with prescriber and health team;
    • define packaging specifications;
    • capture resources;
    • coordinate pharmaceutical assistance programs;
    • supervise the production process;
    • participate in health promotion and disease prevention actions;
    • make decisions;
    • check official balances of controlled products;
    • structuring protocol;
    • interact with prescriber and health team;
    • demonstrate credibility;
    • develop production methods and procedures;
    • produce inputs and raw materials;
    • plan pharmaceutical assistance actions;
    • correct procedures;
    • develop standard operating procedure;
    • assemble a team;
    • evaluate prescription;
    • supervise production process;
    • issuing a report of analysis results;
    • diagnose areas of interest;
    • participate in the development of treatment protocols;

    Sectors that hire Pharmacist in food production the most in the job market

    • manufacture of other food products
    • pharmaceuticals retail trade, without formula handling
    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of alcohol
    • plastic material packaging manufacture
    • manufacture of materials for medicine and dentistry
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • wholesale pet food
    • manufacture of medicines for veterinary use
    • manufacture of candied fruits, candies and the like

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