Teaching Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

In Anchorage, there are 2 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Anchorage, which includes teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Teaching Employment

Anchorage 390
Alaska 9,680

Exactly 390 of the 8,720 teaching professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. There has been a 52% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Anchorage between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Anchorage has decreased, overall employment in Anchorage has increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Teaching employment growth

8,750 9,270 9,620 9,350 8,720
820 1,290 1,380 880 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$59,140 $65,763 $65,857 $69,373 $72,033
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

As the number of teaching professionals in Anchorage has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. Anchorage teaching professionals made $72,033 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Anchorage made an average salary of $59,140 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Anchorage is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Anchorage

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Teaching professionals in Anchorage earn a median salary of $68,995 per year. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,905 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,533 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership

Teaching professional salaries in Anchorage are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Anchorage


There are 2 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Anchorage's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Anchorage


Anchorage's teaching schools offer 11 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Anchorage


In 2010 approximately 84 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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