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Human Services Schools In Alaska

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

    4101 University Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Human Services Employment

Alaska 4,290
National 913,960

Of all of the human services professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Alaska.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Alaska

2,020 1,930 2,570 3,170 4,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, human services is a growing field. In Alaska, 2,270 more human services professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 112% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of human services professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$39,344 $43,268 $45,184 $46,070 $45,137
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of human services professionals is growing, the salaries paid to human services professionals are increasing in Alaska. In 2006 human services professionals made a mean salary of $39,344 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,137 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Alaska

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, human services professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of human services, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid human services professionals earning 119% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alaska state.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Alaska

Human Services
Mental Health
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

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

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited human services schools in Alaska is decreasing. In Alaska, there were 72 graduates in 2006. And there were 68 graduates from human services courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent decrease in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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