There are an estimated 19,098 independent retail pharmacies in the United States. The U.S. pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow 2.2% a year from 2009 to 2014. The U.S. pharmaceutical industry employs an estimated 790,020 people. The average amount spent on medication in the United States per individual was $898 in 2012. The U.S. pharmaceutical industry generates an estimated $257 billion dollars in revenue. This infographic has been brought to you by Retail Management Solutions. RMS is proud to be the only Point-of-Sale provider in the nation that focuses strictly on the pharmacy market.
This information has been reviewed and approved by Brandon Engel, Production Manager - Food & Clinical Nutrition Services and Brett Fenster, MD (June 2013). © 2013 National Je[...]