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Optometrists Salary Information in Alaska

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Optometrists in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$171,120
25th Percentile Wage
$119,960
10th Percentile Wage
$107,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for optometrists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $171,120. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $119,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $107,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$82.27
25th Percentile Wage
$57.67
10th Percentile Wage
$51.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for optometrists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $82.27. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $57.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51.47.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $171,120 2.52%
2013 $166,910 4.46%
2012 $159,780 19.97%
2011 $133,180 23.64%
2010 $107,720 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for optometrists in state of Alaska from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 58.86%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.46%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 19.97% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 23.64% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Optometrists Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Optometrists
$171,120
Pharmacists
$137,950
General Pediatricians
$178,560
Other Physicians and Surgeons
$182,190
Physician Assistants
$103,830
Occupational Therapists
$77,330
Physical Therapists
$93,080

Optometrists Salary by State

Alabama       Alaska       Arizona       Arkansas       California       Colorado       Connecticut       Delaware       D.C.       Florida       Georgia       Hawaii       Idaho       Illinois       Indiana       Iowa       Kansas       Kentucky       Louisiana       Maine       Maryland       Massachusetts       Michigan       Minnesota       Mississippi       Missouri       Montana       Nebraska       Nevada       New Hampshire       New Jersey       New Mexico       New York       North Carolina       North Dakota       Ohio       Oklahoma       Oregon       Pennsylvania       Puerto Rico       Rhode Island       South Carolina       South Dakota       Tennessee       Texas       Utah       Vermont       Virginia       Washington       West Virginia       Wisconsin       Wyoming      

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