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Chemistry Schools In Alaska

There are 2 accredited chemistry schools in Alaska for faculty who teach chemistry classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in Alaska, which includes chemistry 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



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Alaska 260
National 212,310

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

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Alaska

190 220 270 310 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, the field of chemistry is growing. There were 70 more chemistry professionals working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 37% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of chemistry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$53,660 $36,560 $54,157 $50,703 $57,545
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by chemistry professionals is increasing in Alaska. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $53,660 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,545 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Alaska

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This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Alaska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of chemistry. The pay differential between the highest paid chemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 212%

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Alaska


In Alaska, chemistry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited chemistry schools in Alaska is decreasing. In 2006 there were 21 chemistry graduates from chemistry courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 11 graduates.

This represents a 48% decrease in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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