Information Technology Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 6 accredited schools where information technology classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in information technology in the state of Alaska, which encompasses information technology training at the following levels:

  • Information Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology
  • Masters degree in Information Technology


  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. Alaska Pacific University

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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  4. AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology

    809 Second Avenue, Seward, Alaska 99664-0889

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  5. Charter College in Anchorage

    2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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  6. Ilisagvik College

    Narl Facility, Barrow, Alaska 99723

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Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Information Technology Employment

Alaska 4,320
National 2,922,550

Of all of the information technology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Information technology professionals In Alaska

2,970 2,950 3,300 3,710 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of information technology professionals is shrinking in Alaska. 2,520 less information technology professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has shrunk by 85% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of information technology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of information technology professionals has shrunk by 89% from 2006 to 2010.

Information Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$58,028 $68,823 $70,008 $71,646 $95,340
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to information technology professionals are growing in Alaska. In 2006 information technology professionals made a mean salary of $58,028 per year, and in 2010 they made $95,340 per year.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Alaska

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

This represents a 39% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Alaska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of information technology. The pay differential between the highest paid information technology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 78%

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Alaska

Computer Networking
Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

In Alaska, information technology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Information Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


As the number of information technology professionals is decreasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited information technology schools in Alaska state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 61 information technology graduates from information technology courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 39 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of information technology school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 36%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in information technology.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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