Biological Technician Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians among Alaska areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biological Technicians in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,180
25th Percentile Wage
$36,290
50th Percentile Wage
$41,900
75th Percentile Wage
$48,600
90th Percentile Wage
$58,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,180.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,900
2.17% 11.81%
2016
$40,990
5.12% -
2015
$38,890
-1.54% -
2014
$39,490
-6.08% -
2013
$41,890
11.79% -
2012
$36,950
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Alaska ranges from $40,440 to $44,660. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Alaska is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,660. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $42,550). The lowest paying area is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $40,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$44,660
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$42,550
Fairbanks
$41,130
Anchorage
$40,440




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