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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Alaska

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited mechanical engineering school in Alaska. The trends in Alaska's mechanical engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in mechanical engineering includes mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. 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 Mechanical Engineering Employment

Alaska 1,560
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Alaska

1,530 1,580 1,310 1,510 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing in Alaska. In Alaska, 30 more mechanical engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has grown by 2% in Alaska. This growth is slower than the change in the number of mechanical engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mechanical engineering professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$54,736 $70,286 $58,462 $86,512 $82,384
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of mechanical engineering professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mechanical engineering professionals are increasing. In 2006 mechanical engineering professionals made a mean salary of $54,736 per year, and in 2010 they made $82,384 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Alaska

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Thus, mechanical engineering professionals' salaries grew by 34% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 154% pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Alaska

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

In Alaska, mechanical engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


As the number of mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited mechanical engineering school in Alaska state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 22 mechanical engineering graduates from mechanical engineering courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 27 graduates.

This represents a 23% increase in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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