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Business Schools In Alaska

There are 8 accredited business schools in Alaska for faculty who teach business classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the business academic community in Alaska, and the future trends in business training at the following levels:


  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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  5. Charter College in Anchorage

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

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  6. Prince William Sound Community College

    303 Lowe Street, Valdez, Alaska 99686-0097

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  7. Career Academy

    1415 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99507-1033

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  8. Ilisagvik College

    Narl Facility, Barrow, Alaska 99723

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Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Business Employment

Alaska 14,710
National 4,698,490

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

Employment Growth for Business professionals In Alaska

15,730 15,730 16,080 15,900 14,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Business is a shrinking field in Alaska. 1,020 less business professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of business has shrunk by 6% in Alaska. This is faster than the trend for business professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of business professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Business VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$70,032 $72,611 $75,171 $79,661 $85,629
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to business professionals are growing in Alaska. Business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $70,032 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $85,629 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Alaska

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

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid business professionals earning 117% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alaska state.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Alaska

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Forensic Accounting
Hotel Management
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Public Relations
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business
Sports Management
Supply Chain Management

In Alaska, business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of business professionals is decreasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited business schools in Alaska state is increasing. In 2006 there were 504 business graduates from business courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 668 graduates.

This represents a 33% increase in the number of business degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. Most of these graduates, or 35%, earned a bachelor's degree in business.

Business Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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