Teaching Schools In Alaska

There are 4 accredited teaching schools in Alaska for faculty who teach teaching classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the state of Alaska, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


  1. University of Alaska Anchorage

    3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks

    505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500

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  3. University of Alaska Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

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  4. Alaska Pacific University

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

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Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Teaching Employment

Alaska 9,680
National 4,078,490

Of all of the teaching professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Alaska

8,750 9,270 9,620 9,350 8,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, the field of teaching is shrinking. There were 30 less teaching professionals working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of teaching has shrunk by 0% in Alaska. This decline is slower than the change in the number of teaching professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$46,785 $63,222 $68,683 $73,569 $74,784
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of teaching professionals is declining, the salaries earned by teaching professionals are increasing. Teaching professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,785 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,784 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Alaska

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 37% growth in teaching professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alaska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching. The pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 115%

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Alaska

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited teaching schools in Alaska is increasing. In 2006 there were 126 teaching graduates from teaching courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 165 graduates.

Thus there was a 31% percent increase in the number of teaching school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska. 30% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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