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National Pharmacist Demand by Practice Setting

December 2016

Setting Demand Index
Community 3.12
Institutional 2.83

  • Community refers to community pharmacists of all types:
    independent, chain, supermarket and mass merchandisers.
  • Institutional refers to pharmacies affiliated with hospitals and healthcare systems.
  • Values weighted by number of responses.

Demand Categories

  1. Demand is much less than the pharmacist supply available
  2. Demand is less than the pharmacist supply available
  3. Demand in balance with supply
  4. Moderate demand; some difficulty filling open positions
  5. High demand; difficult to fill open positions
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