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History Schools In Alaska

Alaska has 2 accredited history schools where history faculty who teach history classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the history academic community in Alaska, and the future trends in history training at the history bachelors degree level.


  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 History Employment

Alaska 30
National 8,350

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

Employment Growth for History professionals In Alaska

0 30 No data No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of history professionals is growing in Alaska. 30 more history professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 100% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for history professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of history professionals working around the nation.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$52,870 $51,000 No data No data $55,940
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to history professionals are growing in Alaska. History professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,870 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,940 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Alaska

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Thus, history professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Alaska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of history. The pay differential between the highest paid history professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 126%

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Alaska


History professionals in Alaska earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of history professionals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited history schools in Alaska state is decreasing. In 2006, 56 students graduated from history courses in Alaska. And in 2010, 36 students graduated.

This represents a 36% decrease in the number of history degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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