Paralegal Schools In Alaska

Paralegal classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited paralegal schools in Alaska. The trends in Alaska's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the paralegal associates degree level.


  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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Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Alaska 1,130
National 476,640

Approximately 0% of the country's paralegals work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Alaska

1,110 1,040 1,030 1,070 1,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of paralegals is growing in Alaska. 20 more paralegals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of paralegals around the country. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$43,845 $47,620 $48,625 $48,690 $48,465
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by paralegals is increasing in Alaska. Paralegals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,845 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,465 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Alaska

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Alaska state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 66% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Alaska

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Paralegals in Alaska earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of paralegals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited paralegal schools in Alaska state is decreasing. In 2006, 25 students graduated from paralegal courses in Alaska. And in 2010, 12 students graduated.

This represents a 52% decrease in the number of paralegal degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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