The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacy technicians in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacy technicians 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||$28,120|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,850|
|50th Percentile Wage||$38,560|
|75th Percentile Wage||$46,580|
|90th Percentile Wage||$51,570|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacy technicians 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 $51,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,120.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,560 in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for pharmacy technicians in state of Alaska. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacy technicians in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is 8.7 percent (8.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Fairbanks and .6 percent (.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area|| |