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Public Health Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

In Anchorage, there is only one public health school where public health faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Anchorage, and the future trends. Academia in public health includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Public Health Employment

Anchorage 760
Alaska 1,360

Exactly 760 of the 1,360 public health professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public health professionals in Anchorage has grown by 46%. Overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Public Health employment growth

990 1,150 1,230 1,330 1,360
520 640 690 620 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$91,610 $60,547 $62,793 $59,640 $70,710
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

In Anchorage, salaries for public health professionals have decreased. In 2010 Anchorage public health professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,710. Four years earlier in 2006, public health professionals in Anchorage made an average salary of $91,610 per year. The decline in the salary of public health professionals in Anchorage is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Anchorage

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Public health professionals in Anchorage earn a median salary of $59,143 per year. The 10% of public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,993 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Anchorage

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

On average public health professional salaries in Anchorage are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Anchorage


There is only one accredited public health school in the city. Many of Anchorage's public health professionals are graduates of this school.

Public Health Programs Offered In Anchorage


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in public health offered by Anchorage's public health schools.

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Anchorage


Approximately 7 students completed public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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