Registered Nurses Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for registered nurses in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses among Alaska metropolitan 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Registered Nurses in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$114,150
75th Percentile Wage
$100,370
50th Percentile Wage
$85,530
25th Percentile Wage
$71,190
10th Percentile Wage
$62,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$54.88
75th Percentile Wage
$48.25
50th Percentile Wage
$41.12
25th Percentile Wage
$34.22
10th Percentile Wage
$29.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for registered nurses in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.88. The median hourly salary is $41.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.96.

Table 3. Average Registered Nurses Wage in Alaska vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Registered Nurses
$85,530
Nurse Anesthetists
$114,140
Nurse Midwives
$97,750
Nurse Practitioners
$107,710
Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$69,070
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$66,000
Optometrists
$171,120

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Registered Nurses in Alaska Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Alaska ranges from $79,440 to $97,250. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Alaska is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $97,250. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Anchorage (mean annual salary $86,180). The lowest paying area is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $79,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fairbanks
$97,250
Anchorage
$86,180
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$80,590
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$79,440

Registered Nurses Salary by State

Alabama       Alaska       Arizona       Arkansas       California       Colorado       Connecticut       Delaware       D.C.       Florida       Georgia       Guam       Hawaii       Idaho       Illinois       Indiana       Iowa       Kansas       Kentucky       Louisiana       Maine       Maryland       Massachusetts       Michigan       Minnesota       Mississippi       Missouri       Montana       Nebraska       Nevada       New Hampshire       New Jersey       New Mexico       New York       North Carolina       North Dakota       Ohio       Oklahoma       Oregon       Pennsylvania       Puerto Rico       Rhode Island       South Carolina       South Dakota       Tennessee       Texas       Utah       Vermont       Virgin Islands       Virginia       Washington       West Virginia       Wisconsin       Wyoming      

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