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Hospitality Schools In Alaska

In Alaska, there are 3 accredited schools where hospitality classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the hospitality academic community in Alaska, and the future trends in hospitality 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 Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Career Academy

    1415 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99507-1033

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Alaska 4,240
National 2,293,800

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

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Alaska

5,470 5,870 5,500 4,670 4,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, the field of hospitality is shrinking. 1,230 less hospitality professionals were working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of hospitality has shrunk by 22% in Alaska. This decline is faster than the national trend for hospitality professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of hospitality professionals working around the nation.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$30,673 $27,087 $35,439 $36,381 $37,719
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of hospitality professionals is declining, the salaries earned by hospitality professionals are increasing. In 2006 hospitality professionals made a mean salary of $30,673 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,719 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Alaska

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Thus, hospitality professionals' salaries grew by 19% 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 hospitality. The pay differential between the highest paid hospitality professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 162%

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Alaska

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited hospitality schools in Alaska is decreasing. In 2006 there were 5 hospitality graduates from hospitality courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 5 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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