The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of pharmacists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area 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||$109,660|
|25th Percentile Wage||$126,430|
|50th Percentile Wage||$145,550|
|75th Percentile Wage||$161,600|
|90th Percentile Wage||$181,430|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $145,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $109,660.
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 with a median annual salary of $145,550, Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for pharmacists in state of Alaska, following the highest paying city Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $147,440). Compared with Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of pharmacists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is 1.3 percent (1.3%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |