Elementary Education Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 4 accredited schools where elementary education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Alaska's elementary education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in elementary education includes elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Elementary Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Elementary Education
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education


  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks

    505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500

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  3. University of Alaska Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

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  4. Alaska Pacific University

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Alaska 5,560
National 2,108,120

Approximately 0% of the country's elementary education professionals work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Alaska

5,100 5,190 5,450 5,510 5,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of elementary education professionals is growing in Alaska. 460 more elementary education professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of elementary education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$62,980 $65,323 $67,035 $75,448 $77,192
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of elementary education professionals is growing, the salaries paid to elementary education professionals are increasing in Alaska. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $62,980 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $77,192 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Alaska

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in elementary education professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 113% pay differential between the highest paid elementary education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of elementary education in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Alaska

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education
Visual Communications

Elementary education professionals in Alaska earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited elementary education schools in Alaska is increasing. In 2006, 87 students graduated from elementary education courses in Alaska. And in 2010, 106 students graduated.

This represents a 22% increase in the number of elementary education degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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The number of elementary education faculty, growth in the field of elementary education academia and elementary education faculty salaries in Alaska, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching elementary education courses to students at the certificate in elementary education, associates degree in elementary education, bachelors degree in elementary education, and masters degree in elementary education levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future elementary education faculty in Alaska. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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