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Public Health Schools In Alaska

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited public health schools in Alaska. The trends in Alaska's public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public health includes public health 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. University of Alaska Southeast

    11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, Alaska 99801-8697

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alaska Vs. National Public Health Employment

Alaska 1,360
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Alaska

990 1,150 1,230 1,330 1,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Health is a growing field in Alaska. There were 370 more public health professionals working in Alaska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alaska, this field has grown by 37% in four years. This is faster than the trend for public health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$57,607 $58,503 $59,690 $60,117 $67,250
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public health professionals are growing in Alaska. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $57,607 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,250 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Alaska

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 14% growth in public health professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public health professionals earning 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alaska state.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Alaska

Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In Alaska, public health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alaska


As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited public health schools in Alaska state is decreasing. In Alaska, there were 27 graduates in 2006. And there were 10 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 63% percent decrease in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Alaska. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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