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Pharmacists Salary Information in Anchorage, Alaska

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacists in Anchorage, Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$144,100
3.08% 7.96%
2016
$139,660
1.12% -
2015
$138,090
1.10% -
2014
$136,570
1.06% -
2013
$135,120
1.84% -
2012
$132,630
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Anchorage with Other Alaska Cities

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
$147,440
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$145,550
Anchorage
$144,100
Fairbanks
$142,980



See also: Top paying jobs in Anchorage, Alaska.