Jobs For Pharmacy Graduates In Nigeria

Are you looking for the available jobs and careers for pharmacy graduates in Nigeria? If yes, this post is for you, read to the end to learn about the jobs and careers for pharmacy graduates in Nigeria.

Just like medicine and surgery, pharmacy is one of the most lucrative courses to study in Nigeria. As a pharmacy graduate, it is not possible to be jobless because you will come across a lot of job opportunities and you will have to choose the best option.

As medical doctors are in high demand so are pharmacists in high demand too.

Jobs for pharmacy graduates in Nigeria


  • Pharmacist
  • Chemist
  • Higher institution lecturer
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Drug marketer
  • Toxicologist
  • Science writer
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Research scientist
  • Clinical research associate
  • Medical sales representative
  • Pharmacologist
  • Drug product development scientist
  • Medical regulatory affairs officer

Where can pharmacy graduates work in Nigeria


  • Pharmacies
  • Hospitals
  • Higher institutions
  • Secondary schools
  • Oil companies
  • Research laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Food and drink companies
  • Government agencies like NAFDAC, SON.

Salary of pharmacy graduates in Nigeria


As said earlier, pharmacy is one of the most lucrative science related course to study in Nigeria because of the massive job opportunities that awaits the graduates.

Both government and private employers pay the pharmacists well, although the pay packages of private companies are still higher than that of the government.

The average salary of pharmacy graduates in Nigeria is about 200,000 naira to 250,000 naira per month.