Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for forest and conservation technicians in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians among Alaska cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,630
25th Percentile Wage
$35,370
50th Percentile Wage
$41,440
75th Percentile Wage
$52,460
90th Percentile Wage
$62,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.21
25th Percentile Wage
$17.01
50th Percentile Wage
$19.92
75th Percentile Wage
$25.22
90th Percentile Wage
$30.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for forest and conservation technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.27. The median hourly salary is $19.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.21.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of forest and conservation technicians from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201641,440-0.58%3.43%
201541,680-2.33%-
201442,6506.17%-
201240,020--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of Alaska ranges from $38,460 to $45,200. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in Alaska is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $45,200. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $42,580). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fairbanks
$45,200
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$42,580
Anchorage
$39,720
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$38,460



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