Physics Schools In Alaska

Alaska has 2 accredited physics schools where physics faculty who teach physics classes can find employment. The trends in Alaska's physics academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics
  • PhD degree in Physics


  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks

    505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Physics Employment

Alaska No data
National 16,860

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Alaska

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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

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$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Alaska

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Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Alaska

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Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physics schools in Alaska is decreasing. In 2006, 19 students graduated from physics courses in Alaska. And in 2010, 12 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 37%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a master's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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