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Updated on 26th December, 2023 , 9 min read

B Pharmacy Salary In India 2024: Government Jobs, Highest Salary, Fresher Vs Experienced Salary


B Pharmacy Salary

B.Pharmacy salary in India ranges between ₹ 0.9 Lakhs to ₹ 4.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 2.5 Lakhs.

B Pharmacy Salary in India

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B Pharmacy Average Annual Salary: Experience Wise

0 YearsB.Pharmacy salary in India with less than 1 year of experience to 5 years ranges from ₹ 0.9 Lakhs to ₹ 4.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 2.5 Lakhs INR 0.3- 0.6 LPAINR 1.8 – 2.1 LPAINR 2.8 LPA
1 YearB.Pharmacy salary in India for people with 1 year experience ranges between ₹ 0.6 Lakhs to ₹ 3.2 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 2.2 LakhsINR 0.9- 1.2 LPAINR 2.2- 2.6 LPAINR 3.2 LPA
2 Years

B.Pharmacy salary in India for people with 2 years of experience ranges between ₹ 1.0 Lakhs to ₹ 3.5 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 2.4 Lakhs.


INR 1.0- 1.3 LPAINR 2.2- 2.5 LPAINR 3.5 LPA
3 Years

B.Pharmacy salary in India 3 years of experience ranges between ₹ 1.9 Lakhs to ₹ 4.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 3.0 Lakhs


INR 1.9- 2.2 LPAINR 3.0- 3.2 LPAINR 4 LPA
4 Years

B.Pharmacy salary in India 4 years of experience range between ₹ 2.3 Lakhs to ₹ 4.4 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 3.2 Lakhs. 


INR 2.3- 2.6 LPAINR 3.2 LPAINR 4.4 LPA
5 Years

B.Pharmacy salary in India 4 years of experience ranges between ₹ 2.0 Lakhs to ₹ 5.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 3.0 Lakhs.



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B Pharmacy Salary: Company Wise

Company NameB Pharma Average SalaryB Pharma Highest Salary
United HealthINR 4.1 LPAINR 5.2 LPA
Granules IndiaINR 3.6 LPAINR 4.6 LPA
Primera Medical TechnologiesINR 2.8 LPAINR 3.6 LPA
Macleods PharmaceuticalsINR 2.1 LPAINR 2.6 LPA
MedplusINR 1.8 LPAINR 2.3 LPA
Cipla PharmaceuticalINR 3.8 LPAINR 4.8 LPA
Advanced HealthINR 2.7 LPAINR 3.5 LPA
Krishnaveni HighschoolINR 3.6 LPAINR 4.6 LPA
Oliva Skin and Hair ClinicsINR 4.5 LPAINR 5.8 LPA
Kings Global BiotechINR 2.1 LPAINR .6 LPA

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B Pharmacy Jobs: For Freshers

Students are placed in their respective colleges after completing their B.Pharmacy. These are the occupations for freshers after B.Pharmacy. Some colleges provide more options for placement than others.

The following are the placement opportunities available in Tier 1 B.Pharmacy Colleges:

  •  Research & Development
  • Production/ Manufacturing Department
  • Packaging Department
  • Quality Control & Quality Assurance
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Community (Retail) Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Academics
  • Clinical Research Organizations
  • Government analysts at the state and central drug testing laboratories
  • Health-Care Administration
  • Scientific Writing
  • Medical Scripting
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Chemical/Drug Technician
  • Bio-Technology Industries
  • Drug Therapist
  • Drug Inspector
  • Hospital Drug Coordinator
  • Health Inspector
  • Research Scientist

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B.Pharmacy Salary in Public Companies, India

B. Pharmacy average annual salary in India ranges between ₹ 2.1 Lakhs to ₹ 2.6 Lakhs. This is an estimate based on salaries received from a few B.Pharmacys.

Similar DesignationsLowest SalaryAverage SalaryHighest Salary
Staff Nurse SalaryINR 0.2 LPAINR 2.7 LPAINR 5.5 LPA
Lab Technician SalaryINR 0.3 LPAINR 2.6 LPAINR 4.0 LPA
Medical Officer SalaryINR 2.5 LPAINR 9.0 LPAINR 15.3 LPA
Medical Laboratory Technician SalaryINR 0.7 LPAINR 2.6 LPAINR 3.5 LPA
Hospital Pharmacist SalaryINR 0.2 LPAINR 2.5 LPAINR 3.6 LPA
Doctor SalaryINR 1.9 LPAINR 7.2 LPAINR 20.4 LPA
Resident Medical Officer SalaryINR 2.1 LPAINR 8.0 LPAINR 18.9 LPA
Senior Resident SalaryINR 9.0 LPAINR 12.0 LPAINR 20.5 LPA
Optometrist SalaryINR 2.5 LPAINR 3.5 LPAINR 4.5 LPA

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B Pharmacy Government Jobs 2024

There are several government positions accessible for B Pharmacy graduates. The salary for a B Pharmacy job is between INR 4 and 6 LPA.

OrganizationsPost DetailsPostsQualificationLast Date to apply
National Agri-Food Biotechnology InstituteTechnical Officer, System Analyst, Assistant Engineer, Senior Technical Officer, Senior Technical Assistant9BE/ B.Tech, ME/ M.Tech, Ph.D, BVSc, MSc, B.Pharma,26-09-2024
Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research UniversitySenior Research Fellow1B.Pharm, , M.Pharm, ME/ M.Tech, M.Sc31-08-2024
Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of IndiaSenior Executive, Executive, Deputy Manager, Senior Marketing Officer, Marketing Officer10B.Sc, B.Com, BBA, B.Pharma, B.E or B.Tech, Graduation, MCA, M.Tech, M.Sc, M.Pharm, MBA24-08-2024
KLE Academy of Higher Education & Research BelagaviProfessor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor31B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D, PhD18-08-2024
All India Institute of Medical Sciences JodhpurClinical Research Coordinator1B.Pharma, MPH26-08-2024
Health Medical and Family Welfare Department, West GodavariPharmacist, Female Nursing Orderly, Sanitary Worker and Watchmen, Lab Technician, Medical Record Technician237SSC, D.Pharma, B. Pharma, 12th, B.Sc, Diploma20-08-2024
District Medical Health Office SrikakulamRadiographer, General Duty Attendant, Lab Technician, Pharmacist, Sanitary workers and Watchmen144SSC, D.Pharma, B.Pharma, 12th, DMLT, B.Sc, MLT20-08-2024
Health Medical and Family Welfare Department ChittoorPharmacist, Lab Technician, Office Subordinate, General Duty Attendant, Sanitary Attender and Watchman162SSC, D.Pharma, B.Pharma, 12th, DMLT, B.Sc, MLT20-08-2024
National Health Systems Resource CentreSenior Consultant1MBBS, Pharmacy, B.Sc, PG Diploma09-08-2024
Ex-servicemen Contributory Health SchemeMedical Officer, Dental Officer, Pharmacist, Female Att., Safaiwala12MBBS, BDS, 12th, B. Pharma, Diploma30-08-2024
Dr YSR Aarogyasri Health Care TrustArogya Mithras, Team Leader22B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Pharmacy/ Pharma. D/B.Sc, MLT28-07-2024
Dr. YSR Aarogyasri Health Care Trust AnanthapuramuTeam Leader, Office Associate/ Data Entry Operators, Aarogya Mithra16M. Pharmacy, B Pharmacy, D Pharmacy, B.Sc, M.Sc, Graduate23-07-2024
Maharashtra Public Service CommissionTechnical Service Mains Exam 2024588Graduate, B. .Pharma29-07-2024
National Testing AgencyUGC-NET June 2024 M.Sc, MS, BE/ B. Tech, B. Pharma, MBBS10-08-2024

 B Pharmacy Government Jobs: Maharashtra

 In India, it is mandatory now for candidates to undertake this course so that they have thorough knowledge of the science of medicine.

Bachelor of Pharmacy Government jobs in Maharashtra that perfectly fit you

Exam NameOrganizationPost Name
SBI PharmacistState Bank of IndiaPharmacist
Railway PharmacistRRBPharmacist

B Pharmacy Govt job Salaries: Maharashtra

Candidates who can clear the selection procedure will get allowances associated with government employment. This is above the basic salary and job security. Notification of the recruitment will mention the pay scale as well. You get various allowances such as House Rent Allowance, Dearness Allowance, Medical leave, and more.

Exam NamePost NameSalary
SBI PharmacistPharmacist17900 - 47920
Railway PharmacistPharmacist29200 - 29200

B Pharmacy Jobs: Railways

This year, the Railway Recruitment Board – RRCB Recruitment process for Pharmacist vacancies is expected to be completed within schedule. 

Average Pharmacist Salary / Pay scale

Pharmacist salary in Railway- Basic salary 20000 to 40000, gross salary will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Railway Recruitment Board – RRCB gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 Pharmacist Recruitment.

B Pharmacy Jobs: Railway Details

OrganizationThe Railway Recruitment Board – RRCB
Vacancy namePharmacist
No of vacancy88 posts
Last Updated on:August 31, 2024,
CategoryPharmacist Vacancy 2024
Application start date: -2024
Application last date:Within 30 days
Qualification type10th 12th pass govt jobs/graduate govt jobs
Exam Date: –
Official websiteRrcb.gov.in
Location typeCentral Government Jobs
Post typeSTOBCTotal
Total Posts88+

B Pharmacy Salary: Jobs in the Indian Army

Candidates who completed their class 10th, 12th Pass, ITI, Diploma, Graduate, or Master Degree can Fill Application form for the Current Indian Army Openings 2024.

Indian Army Sepoy Pharmacist 2024 vacancy details:

Indian Army releases various recruitment notifications every year to fill up vacant positions, this year 2024 is going to fill the Sepoy Pharmacist vacancy to operate organization activities normally.

Pharmacist Salary in Indian Army - Basic salary 9,823/- gross salary will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Indian Army gives the best (in the market) salary for 2024 Sepoy Pharmacist Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly to understand the Indian Army basic salary and gross salary and net salary in hand.

Pharmacist Salary: Indian Army 

Post typeTotal
Sepoy Pharmacist100
Total Posts100+
Sepoy Pharmacist 10+2 or equivalent exam pass and qualified in D. Pharma with min 55% marks in aggregate and registered with State Pharmacy Council/ Pharmacy Council of India. Individuals qualified in B Pharma with min 50% marks and registered with State Pharmacy Council/ Pharmacy Council of India will also be eligible.
PostAge limit
Sepoy Pharmacist19 Yrs. to 25 Yrs. 

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B Pharma, M Pharma, Ph.D.: Starting Salary

Job TypeSalary Range (But not limited to)Remarks
Government PharmacistRs. 45000/year x 2yrs then Rs. 56000/year + other allowancesAllowances as per Govt. Rules
Medical Representative (Marketing)Rs. 18000/- to Rs. 35000/- -
Production and Quality ControlRs. 8000/- to Rs. 20000/- -
Regulatory AffairsRs. 10000/- to Rs. 18000/- -
Medical UnderwritingTraining period Rs. 10000/- to Rs. 12000/- 
Post-training- Rs. 20000/-
After 2 to 3 yrs experience can be ranging as Rs. 35000/- to Rs. 40000/-
Retail Pharmacy (Private)Rs. 10000/- to Rs. 20000/- -
Post M. PharmRs. 12000/- to Rs. 30000/-prestigious Institute like NIPER, BITS, etc. provide better placements
B. Pharm + MBARs. 20000/- plusThe reputation of MBA college matters here too
MS PharmaSalary better than M. PharmMNCs Preferred
PHDStarting can be Rs. 40000/- or aboveHigher salaries in Developed countries
This is an approximation of starting salaries & salary ranges may change as per changing business environment.

B Pharm Salary: In Cipla Company

Average Cipla Pharmaceutical B. Pharmacy salary in India is ₹ 5.8 Lakhs per year for employees with experience between 5 years to 17 years. B. Pharmacy salary at Cipla Pharmaceutical ranges between ₹ 4.2 Lakhs to ₹ 8.5 Lakhs per year.

Experience Level

Average Annual Salary

5 - 6 years 

₹ 4.2Lakhs

6 - 7 years 

₹ 4.6Lakhs

15+ years 

₹ 8.5Lakhs

B Pharm: Salary Abroad

The field of pharmacy is ever-demanding, and in developed countries, job opportunities for the same are increasing day-by-day. With that, chances are quite high as to employment and immigration abroad.

                                                                                     Average salary (USD$)
Registered Pharmacist$107,000 to $118,000$100,956$80,700$57,000 to $53,000$50,000

M.Pharma Jobs: Salary

According to Ambitionbox, the average salary is INR 2.90 LPA. Candidates with 4 - 9 years of experience can expect a salary of INR 5.30 LPA. The highest salary of an M.Pharm graduate is around INR 17 LPA. Some of the top recruiters are Cipla Pharmaceutical, Dr. Reddy's, Dr. Batra, Sun Pharmaceutical, etc. The salary also depends on skills such as Pharma marketing, pharma selling, business development, etc. Some of the top job profiles are provided below for your reference, 

M.Pharma Jobs in India

M.Pharm is a 2-year postgraduate program. With the advancement in technology and growth in medical research, the job opportunities are ample. There are various jobs available based on candidates' skills and specialization.

Job Profile

Average Annual Salary (INR)

Research Scientist7.19 L
Medical Writer5.95 L
Senior Executive Assistant4.84 L
Research & Development Manager9.32 L
Regulatory Specialist5.98 L
Quality Assurance Specialist7.11 L
Clinical research Associate3.34 L
Quality Assurance Associate4.62 L

BAMS Vs B Pharmacy Salary

A BAMS doctor can earn an average salary of anywhere between INR 1,00,000 to INR 8,20,000 when starting, whereas pharmacists earn an average salary of INR 2,56,022 LPA after graduation.

B Pharmacy Course: Top Colleges

How to prepare for B Pharmacy Govt Jobs

To prepare for the Bachelor of Pharmacy Government jobs, you need to have a proper approach in hand. If you do not have one, then do not worry. In the list below you will find a proper approach to prepare for B. Pharmacy Government jobs.

  • Know the Syllabus and Exam Pattern: The most significant aspect of every exam is the syllabus and exam format. As a result, as soon as the notification is issued, you should seek the syllabus and exam pattern in it. 
  • Arrange for books: Now that you have the syllabus and exam pattern, arrange for standard textbooks to study from. Ensure the books are standard and cover most parts of the syllabus.
  • Make a timetable: The next step in getting started is to create a timetable. Spread out all the subjects in the timetable. Then keep to the schedule and cover the course as planned.
  • Make notes: The next step in getting started is to create a timetable. Spread out all the subjects in the timetable. Then keep to the schedule and cover the course as planned.

B.Pharmacy: Top Recruiters

Some of the top companies that hire B Pharmacy candidates are mentioned below:

LupinJohnson & Johnson
AbbVieSun Pharmaceuticals
GlaxoSmithKlineAurobindo Pharma

What After B Pharmacy?

List of Courses After B Pharmacy

Pharmacy courses are highly popular and offer a challenging career ground. B Pharmacy is an undergraduate course, below are some courses that can be done after B Pharmacy, which are master courses after B Pharmacy. They are also known as paramedical courses after B Pharmacy.

  • MBA in Pharmaceutical Management
  • M Pharmacy
  • Pharm D
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmacy Practice and Drug store Management
  • M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Diploma in Clinical Research
  • Diploma in Drugstore Management
  • Post-Graduation Diploma in Clinical Trial Management

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average salary for B Pharmacy graduates?

The average salary for B Pharmacy graduates depends on several factors such as job location, experience, and industry. On average, B Pharmacy graduates can expect a competitive starting salary.

Are there any specific industries that offer higher salaries to B Pharmacy graduates?

Yes, B Pharmacy graduates often find lucrative opportunities in industries such as pharmaceuticals, research and development, healthcare, and biotechnology, which offer higher salaries due to the specialized nature of the field.

Does the salary for B Pharmacy professionals vary based on job roles?

Yes, the salary for B Pharmacy professionals can vary based on their job roles. Positions such as clinical pharmacists, pharmaceutical researchers, and drug safety associates often command higher salaries compared to entry-level positions.

How does work experience impact B Pharmacy salaries?

Work experience plays a crucial role in determining B Pharmacy salaries. Graduates with several years of experience tend to earn higher salaries due to their expertise and contributions to the field.

Do B Pharmacy salaries differ based on geographical location?

Yes, B Pharmacy salaries can vary based on the geographical location. Salaries tend to be higher in metropolitan cities and developed regions compared to rural areas.

What are the career prospects for B Pharmacy graduates in terms of salary growth?

B Pharmacy graduates have good career prospects in terms of salary growth. With continuous learning, professional development, and specialization, they can expect steady salary increments over time.

Are there any additional certifications or courses that can boost the salary of B Pharmacy professionals?

Yes, pursuing additional certifications and courses in specialized areas such as clinical research, regulatory affairs, or pharmacovigilance can enhance the skills and knowledge of B Pharmacy professionals, leading to better salary prospects.

How does the demand for B Pharmacy professionals impact their salaries?

The demand for B Pharmacy professionals greatly influences their salaries. With increasing demand for qualified pharmacists in various sectors, employers are willing to offer competitive salaries to attract and retain top talent.

What are the growth prospects for B Pharmacy salaries in the future?

The growth prospects for B Pharmacy salaries are promising. As the healthcare industry continues to expand, the demand for pharmacists is expected to rise, leading to potential salary growth in the future.

Do B Pharmacy graduates have the potential to earn higher salaries through entrepreneurship?

Yes, B Pharmacy graduates with an entrepreneurial mindset have the potential to establish their pharmacies or pharmaceutical companies, which can provide them with opportunities to earn higher salaries and build successful businesses.

How does specialization in specific areas of pharmacy impact salary potential for B Pharmacy graduates?

Specialization in specific areas of pharmacy, such as clinical pharmacy, industrial pharmacy, or pharmacoeconomics, can significantly impact the salary potential for B Pharmacy graduates. Specialized knowledge and expertise in niche fields often command higher salaries.

What is the salary that I can get after B.Pharmacy?

B.Pharmacy salary in India ranges between ₹ 0.9 Lakhs to ₹ 4.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 2.5 Lakhs.

What is the starting salary of B Pharmacy?

Candidates pursuing undergraduate pharmacy course can expect starting salaries ranging from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 18,000 per month. The average salary in pharmacy in India depends on various factors such as their qualifications, area of specialization, place of employment, skills and training received and much more.

What is the career opportunity of Pharmacy in India?

In India, Pharmacy graduates have various job options to go for. Pharmacy, as a field, is well-reputed and reliable so aspirants can avail promising job options with great salary packages.

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