Journalism Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

There is only one journalism school in Anchorage for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Anchorage, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Journalism Employment

Anchorage 120
Alaska 230

Exactly 120 of the 230 journalism professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, in Anchorage, there has been a 52% decline in the number of journalism professionals. Overall employment in Anchorage has increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Journalism employment growth

360 340 260 200 230
250 210 90 50 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$42,165 $37,900 $37,285 $37,840 $42,900
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

Salaries for journalism professionals in Anchorage have increased. Anchorage journalism professionals made $42,900 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Anchorage made an average salary of $42,165 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Anchorage

10th percentile
$28,640
25th percentile
$33,185
50th percentile
$42,495
75th percentile
$52,425
90th percentile
$61,705

Journalism professionals in Anchorage make a median yearly salary of $42,495. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,640 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,705 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Journalism
$42,900
Communications
$45,738
Creative Writing
$76,320

Journalism professional salaries in Anchorage are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Anchorage

1

Many of Anchorage's journalism professionals are graduates of the only accredited journalism school in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Anchorage

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Anchorage's journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Anchorage

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

In 2010 approximately 20 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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