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Accounting Schools In Alaska

Alaska has 5 accredited accounting schools where accounting faculty who teach accounting classes can find employment. The trends in Alaska's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


  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
  3. Alaska Pacific University

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Charter College in Anchorage

    2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Ilisagvik College

    Narl Facility, Barrow, Alaska 99723

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Accounting Employment

Alaska 9,290
National 3,526,740

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

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Alaska

8,680 8,150 8,580 8,910 9,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Accounting is a growing field in Alaska. There were 610 more accounting professionals working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for accounting professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$46,652 $47,724 $49,795 $51,373 $50,472
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to accounting professionals are growing in Alaska. Accounting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,652 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,472 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Alaska

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This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid accounting professionals earning 113% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alaska state.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Alaska

Business Administration
Forensic Accounting
Small Business

In Alaska, accounting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited accounting schools in Alaska is increasing. In 2006 there were 124 accounting graduates from accounting courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 197 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 59%. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned an associate's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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