Finance Schools In Alaska

Alaska has 2 accredited finance schools where finance faculty who teach finance classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the state of Alaska, which encompasses finance training at the following levels:

  • Finance Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Alaska Pacific University

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Finance Employment

Alaska 4,410
National 2,457,330

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

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Alaska

4,310 4,360 4,540 4,180 4,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, finance is a growing field. 100 more finance professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for finance professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of finance professionals working around the nation.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$58,098 $64,851 $65,410 $65,685 $71,754
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by finance professionals is increasing in Alaska. Finance professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,098 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $71,754 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Alaska

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Thus, finance professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 172% pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of finance in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Alaska

Business Administration
Business Management
International Business
Risk Management
Small Business

In Alaska, finance professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited finance schools in Alaska is increasing. In Alaska, there were 3 graduates in 2006. And there were 15 graduates from finance courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 400%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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