Engineering Schools
In Fairbanks, Alaska

The city of Fairbanks has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Fairbanks, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Engineering Employment

Fairbanks 330
Alaska 5,600

Exactly 330 of the 5,350 engineering professionals employed in Alaska, work in Fairbanks. There has been a 14% growth in the number of engineering professionals in Fairbanks between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Fairbanks has decreased.

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Engineering employment growth

4,160 4,430 4,570 5,240 5,350
290 330 330 340 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Fairbanks

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Fairbanks

$71,028 $65,393 $71,018 $66,470 $64,865
$43,570 $45,920 $46,650 $48,330 $50,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Fairbanks
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairbanks

Salaries for engineering professionals in Fairbanks have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,865 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Fairbanks. The average salary for engineering professionals in Fairbanks was $71,028 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairbanks.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Fairbanks

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Fairbanks engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $64,680. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,298 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 116% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Fairbanks

Software Engineering
Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering

On average engineering professional salaries in Fairbanks are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Fairbanks


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Fairbanks' engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Fairbanks


Fairbanks' engineering schools offer 13 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Fairbanks


In 2010 approximately 85 students completed engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Fairbanks, Alaska

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