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Psychology Schools In Alaska

Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited psychology schools in Alaska. The trends in Alaska's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes psychology 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 Psychology Employment

Alaska 240
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Alaska

190 210 180 220 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is growing in Alaska. In Alaska, 50 more psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 26% in four years. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$61,630 $60,150 $61,150 $76,480 $72,890
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to psychology professionals are growing in Alaska. The mean salary for psychology professionals in 2006 was $61,630 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,890 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Alaska

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 217% pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Alaska

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Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Alaska, psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited psychology schools in Alaska is increasing. In 2006 there were 127 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Alaska and in 2010 there were 150 graduates.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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