Carpentry Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 3 accredited schools where carpentry classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of carpentry and carpentry training in Alaska, which includes carpentry training at the following levels:

  • Carpentry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Carpentry


  1. University of Alaska Fairbanks

    505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Alaska Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Ilisagvik College

    Narl Facility, Barrow, Alaska 99723

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Alaska 3,060
National 656,880

Of all of the carpentry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Alaska.

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Alaska

3,240 3,010 3,230 3,030 3,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Carpentry is a shrinking field in Alaska. In 2010 there were 180 less carpentry professionals working in Alaska than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of carpentry has shrunk by 6% in Alaska. This is slower than the trend for carpentry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of carpentry professionals has shrunk by 36% between 2006 and 2010.

Carpentry VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$53,510 $47,975 $55,770 $59,070 $54,463
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by carpentry professionals is increasing in Alaska. The mean salary for carpentry professionals in 2006 was $53,510 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,463 per year.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Alaska

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 149% pay differential between the highest paid carpentry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of carpentry in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Alaska


Carpentry professionals in Alaska earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Carpentry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited carpentry schools in Alaska is decreasing. In Alaska, there were 18 graduates in 2006. And there were 5 graduates from carpentry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 72% percent decrease in the number of carpentry school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska. 67% of these graduates received an associate's degree in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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