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Updated Oct 1, 2022

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Found 906 of over 958 reviews

3.2
55%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
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Chemist Warehouse  Managing Partner Brett Clark
Brett Clark
218 Ratings

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Pros
Cons
  • "Low pay and no prmotion(in 109 reviews)
  • "poor management and busy all day(in 81 reviews)
  • "Minimum wage and sometime boring from repetitive work(in 22 reviews)
  • "Low salary and befit provided(in 21 reviews)
  • "The owner and manager always had a cow if they saw you talking to a coworker.(in 20 reviews)
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good atmosphere but no career progression

    Oct 1, 2022 - Pharmacy Assistant in Ashbourne
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good place to work, people are friendly and you get fair pay

    Cons

    zero employee incentives and no career progression, not enough staff and managers to help run the store

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Chemist warehouse

    Sep 29, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Gain experience in a big community pharmacy

    Cons

    It is a retail shop

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Fast-paced and busy pharmacy experience

    Sep 29, 2022 - Student Pharmacist in Sydney
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Good exposure to a wide range of customers - Great for learning - Always something to do to keep you busy

    Cons

    - Some customers - Management may not be the greatest, if you know what I mean - Pay is minimum as per award rates - Make you do floor tasks as well as dispensary tasks sometimes - Feels understaffed (or actually is) most of the time - Slow internal career progression, if any

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Pharmacy Assistant

    Sep 26, 2022 - Pharmacy Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of variety, interacting with customers.

    Cons

    The hours can be very long. Not enough training

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Not really a good place to work

    Sep 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Weekend salary is good for old employees

    Cons

    Terrible management Hard to apply for annual leave They made you feel bad about calling sick No work life balance

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Ok to work there

    Sep 23, 2022 - Pharmacy Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good culture, young people and discounts

    Cons

    Need to know at least 2 languges

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Pharmacy assistant

    Sep 21, 2022 - Pharmacy Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    There was a good variety of coworkers

    Cons

    High level of staff turnover

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    okay

    Sep 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    discounts, pretty nice manager and coworkers

    Cons

    monotonous, can be very stressful

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Overworked and underpaid

    Sep 18, 2022 - Retail Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I don't think there are any..

    Cons

    Underpaid to manage a $1.4 million a month store Owner wanted 12 staff to do the workload of a pre covid 40 No support or training from management

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  10. 1.0
    Current Employee

    poor pay

    Sep 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    nice staff, good parking, easy

    Cons

    poor pay, low super, no leave

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Chemist Warehouse Reviews FAQs

Chemist Warehouse has an overall rating of 3.2 out of 5, based on over 958 reviews left anonymously by employees. 55% of employees would recommend working at Chemist Warehouse to a friend and 42% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Chemist Warehouse employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Chemist Warehouse . This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

55% of Chemist Warehouse employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Chemist Warehouse 3.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.0 for culture and values and 2.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Chemist Warehouse to be work life balance, career development, coworkers and the cons to be benefits, culture, management.

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