The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Anchorage, Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacists in Anchorage is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$112,820|
|25th Percentile Wage||$131,750|
|50th Percentile Wage||$144,100|
|75th Percentile Wage||$156,990|
|90th Percentile Wage||$164,940|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Anchorage, Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $144,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $112,820.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $144,100 in Anchorage is in the middle of salary range for pharmacists in state of Alaska. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacists in Anchorage is 2.3 percent (2.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area and .8 percent (.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fairbanks.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |