Law Schools
In Fairbanks, Alaska

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

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Professional Trends

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Law Employment

Fairbanks 350
Alaska 3,970

Exactly 350 of Alaska's 3,970 law professionals work in Fairbanks. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fairbanks, there has been a 30% growth in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Fairbanks has increased, overall employment in Fairbanks has decreased.

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Law employment growth

3,900 3,810 3,570 3,640 3,970
270 290 290 310 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Fairbanks

Law VS. All professions salaries in Fairbanks

$65,540 $64,138 $65,470 $66,638 $68,933
$43,570 $45,920 $46,650 $48,330 $50,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Fairbanks
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairbanks

As the number of law professionals in Fairbanks has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,933 per year was earned by law professionals in Fairbanks. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Fairbanks was $65,540 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairbanks.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Fairbanks

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Law professionals in Fairbanks make a median yearly salary of $65,712. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 56%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,488 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Fairbanks

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

On average law professional salaries in Fairbanks are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Fairbanks


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

Law Programs Offered In Fairbanks


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Fairbanks' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Fairbanks


Approximately 14 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Fairbanks, Alaska

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