Small Business Schools In Alaska

Small Business classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited small business school in Alaska. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in Alaska, and the future trends in small business training at the small business certificate level.


  1. Alaska Pacific University

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Small Business Employment

Alaska 7,540
National 1,708,080

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

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Alaska

7,860 8,000 8,150 8,560 7,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of small business professionals is shrinking in Alaska. There were 320 less small business professionals working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for small business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of small business professionals working around the nation.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$72,790 $73,840 $77,000 $78,580 $86,090
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of small business professionals is declining, the salaries earned by small business professionals are increasing. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $72,790 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $86,090 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Alaska

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Thus, small business professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid small business professionals earning 253% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alaska state.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Alaska

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Alaska, small business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


As the number of small business professionals is decreasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited small business school in Alaska state is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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