Pharmacists enjoy a good work environment. They typically work within a safe, clean and professional atmosphere. Pharmacy's are often open 24 hours a day. So, work schedules may have to be flexible and include evening, night and weekend shifts.
Employment opportunities are widespread and the starting salary averages around $100,000 per year. In addition, many pharmacists find working part-time attractive while starting a family. According to the U.S. Department of Labor the need for pharmacists will increase 22% from 2006 - 2016.