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Pharmacists Salary Information in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacists in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$145,550
-2.93% 8.27%
2016
$149,820
1.84% -
2015
$147,070
1.95% -
2014
$144,200
3.29% -
2013
$139,460
4.26% -
2012
$133,520
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with Other Alaska Cities

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska.