Healthcare Social Worker Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for healthcare social workers in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of healthcare social workers 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 Healthcare Social Workers in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,130
25th Percentile Wage
$50,760
50th Percentile Wage
$69,460
75th Percentile Wage
$79,590
90th Percentile Wage
$92,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for healthcare social workers in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of healthcare social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,460
6.49% 28.33%
2016
$64,950
13.80% -
2015
$55,990
11.31% -
2014
$49,660
3.28% -
2013
$48,030
-3.64% -
2012
$49,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Healthcare Social Workers in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of healthcare social workers in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of healthcare social workers in state of Alaska ranges from $55,610 to $72,270. The highest paying area for healthcare social workers in Alaska is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,270. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Anchorage (mean annual salary $69,530). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$72,270
Anchorage
$69,530
Fairbanks
$64,820
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$55,610




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