Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Alaska

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$150,480
75th Percentile Wage
$126,140
50th Percentile Wage
$107,710
25th Percentile Wage
$90,750
10th Percentile Wage
$79,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $79,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$72.34
75th Percentile Wage
$60.64
50th Percentile Wage
$51.78
25th Percentile Wage
$43.63
10th Percentile Wage
$38.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.34. The median hourly salary is $51.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38.38.

Table 3. Average Nurse Practitioners Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Nurse Practitioners
$107,710
Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$69,070
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$66,000
Optometrists
$171,120
Pharmacists
$137,950
General Pediatricians
$178,560
Other Physicians and Surgeons
$182,190

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Alaska Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Alaska ranges from $101,380 to $109,420. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $109,420. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $107,560). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $101,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$109,420
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$107,560
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$101,380

Nurse Practitioners Salary by State

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