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Criminal Justice Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 3 accredited schools where criminal justice classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Alaska, which includes criminal justice 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. Charter College in Anchorage

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Alaska 4,060
National 1,897,220

Approximately 0% of the country's criminal justice professionals work in Alaska state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Alaska

4,290 4,120 4,160 4,190 4,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, the field of criminal justice is shrinking. 230 less criminal justice professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This is faster than the trend for criminal justice professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$46,633 $51,028 $53,382 $54,664 $56,138
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminal justice professionals is declining, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are increasing in Alaska. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $46,633 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,138 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Alaska

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 86% pay differential between the highest paid criminal justice professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of criminal justice in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Alaska

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


As the number of criminal justice professionals is decreasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited criminal justice schools in Alaska state is decreasing. In Alaska, there were 82 graduates in 2006. And there were 57 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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