Nursing Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

The city of Anchorage has only one school where nursing faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Anchorage, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Nursing Employment

Anchorage 5,170
Alaska 8,580

Exactly 5,170 of the 8,580 nursing professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, in Anchorage, there has been a 8% growth in the number of nursing professionals. Overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Nursing employment growth

7,950 8,120 8,660 8,440 8,580
4,770 3,960 5,230 5,520 5,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$58,333 $69,077 $61,505 $60,652 $69,688
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

Salaries for nursing professionals in Anchorage have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,688 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Anchorage. The average salary for nursing professionals in Anchorage was $58,333 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Anchorage

10th percentile
$45,186
25th percentile
$50,728
50th percentile
$62,940
75th percentile
$83,906
90th percentile
$88,748

Anchorage nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,940. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,186 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 96% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Nursing
$69,688
Gerontology
$75,203
BSN
$81,460
RN to BSN
$81,460
Forensic Nursing
$92,415

Anchorage nursing professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Anchorage

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Anchorage

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Anchorage's nursing schools offer 3 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Anchorage

associate
89
bachelor
118
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total215

In 2010 approximately 215 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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