Massage Therapists Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for massage therapists in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of massage therapists 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Massage Therapists in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$117,610
75th Percentile Wage
$107,150
50th Percentile Wage
$89,800
25th Percentile Wage
$68,830
10th Percentile Wage
$39,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for massage therapists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.54
75th Percentile Wage
$51.52
50th Percentile Wage
$43.17
25th Percentile Wage
$33.09
10th Percentile Wage
$18.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for massage therapists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.54. The median hourly salary is $43.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.93.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $89,800 -6.18%
2013 $95,720 7.23%
2012 $89,270 -0.56%
2011 $89,770 0.73%
2010 $89,120 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for massage therapists in state of Alaska from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 0.76%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 7.23%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 0.73% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-0.56%).

Table 4. Average Massage Therapists Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Massage Therapists
$89,800
Dental Assistants
$43,590
Medical Assistants
$38,980
Medical Equipment Preparers
$39,680
Medical Transcriptionists
$30,540
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$27,730
Phlebotomists
$38,040

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Massage Therapists in Alaska Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of massage therapists in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of massage therapists in state of Alaska ranges from $70,400 to $93,370. The highest paying area for massage therapists in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $93,370. The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$93,370
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$70,400

Massage Therapists Salary by State

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