Pharmacy Technician Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for pharmacy technicians in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of pharmacy technicians amongst Alaska areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,170
25th Percentile Wage
$32,220
50th Percentile Wage
$39,160
75th Percentile Wage
$46,640
90th Percentile Wage
$51,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,160
-1.53% 0.23%
2016
$39,760
0.45% -
2015
$39,580
-0.91% -
2014
$39,940
1.58% -
2013
$39,310
0.61% -
2012
$39,070
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Pharmacy Technicians in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of pharmacy technicians in state of Alaska ranges from $38,340 to $42,240. The highest paying area for pharmacy technicians in Alaska is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $42,240. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Anchorage (mean annual salary $38,720). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fairbanks
$42,240
Anchorage
$38,720
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$38,560
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$38,340




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