Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for other life, physical, and social science technicians in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians among Alaska metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,050
25th Percentile Wage
$43,260
50th Percentile Wage
$48,760
75th Percentile Wage
$61,010
90th Percentile Wage
$75,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.32
25th Percentile Wage
$20.80
50th Percentile Wage
$23.44
75th Percentile Wage
$29.33
90th Percentile Wage
$36.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.36. The median hourly salary is $23.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,760-8.96%3.67%
201553,130-15.75%-
201461,500-2.08%-
201362,78025.18%-
201246,970--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in state of Alaska ranges from $45,280 to $54,900. The highest paying area for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $54,900. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,490). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$54,900
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$54,490
Fairbanks
$51,210
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$45,280


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