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Science Technicians in Alaska

Is Alaska a good place for you to work as a Science Technician?

$51,080 Median Salary
50 Job Openings
  • Science Technicians in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Science Technicians Work in Alaska?

There were approximately 330 workers employed as Science Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 270 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Science Technicians in AK Employment Trend

The typical state has 940 Science Technicians working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Science Technicians than average.

Science Technicians in AK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Science Technicians: Nation vs. AK

Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Science Technicians job openings in Alaska, and 390 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,900 annual jobs and 83,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Science Technicians Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $37,060 to $81,520 with $51,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.82 to $39.19. The median hourly rate was $24.56.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.23 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.33.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Science Technicians Earnings: AK vs. National Average

Top Alaska Metros for Science Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Science Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 120 $52,470
Fairbanks, AK 110 $50,160

Top States for Science Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Science Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,000 $53,280
New York 6,930 $50,040
Texas 4,980 $52,010
Illinois 3,480 $48,420
Florida 2,970 $41,710
Michigan 2,920 $40,430
Pennsylvania 2,270 $47,500
Georgia 2,020 $50,430
Indiana 1,890 $48,540
Ohio 1,770 $51,970
Virginia 1,760 $49,680
Missouri 1,650 $47,460
Maryland 1,630 $62,950
Massachusetts 1,600 $58,230
Washington 1,600 $53,690
New Jersey 1,440 $56,710
Colorado 1,350 $48,980
Oklahoma 1,290 $52,310
Oregon 1,270 $51,210
Louisiana 1,220 $45,260

Below are the states where Science Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $62,950
Connecticut $59,960
Rhode Island $59,060
Massachusetts $58,230
Nebraska $58,200
New Hampshire $57,140
New Jersey $56,710
District of Columbia $56,230
Hawaii $55,200
South Carolina $55,140

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Occupation AK Employment Total
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