Law Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 3 accredited schools where law classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Alaska's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Schools

  1. University of Alaska Fairbanks

    505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500

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  2. University of Alaska Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

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  3. Charter College in Anchorage

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Law Employment

Alaska 3,970
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Alaska.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Alaska

3,900 3,810 3,570 3,640 3,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Law is a growing field in Alaska. In Alaska, 70 more law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has grown by 2%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of law professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$57,578 $61,294 $63,823 $66,431 $67,621
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries earned by law professionals are increasing. Law professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,578 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,621 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Alaska

10th percentile
$48,258
25th percentile
$54,532
50th percentile
$66,324
75th percentile
$77,742
90th percentile
$88,366

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid law professionals earning 83% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alaska state.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Alaska

Criminal Justice
$56,138
Criminology
$72,820
Forensic Accounting
$65,120
Homeland Security
$53,743
Law
$67,621
Paralegal
$48,465
Public Administration
$90,528

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

As the number of law professionals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited law schools in Alaska state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 55 law graduates from law courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 17 graduates.

This represents a 69% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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