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Veterinary Schools In Alaska

Veterinary classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited veterinary school in Alaska. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the veterinary academic community in Alaska, and the future trends in veterinary training at the veterinary masters degree level.


  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 Veterinary Employment

Alaska 790
National 342,390

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

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Alaska

550 690 710 860 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alaska, the field of veterinary is growing. In Alaska, 240 more veterinary professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 44% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for veterinary professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of veterinary professionals working around the nation.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in Alaska

$41,033 $42,643 $40,132 $40,755 $44,708
$43,172 $49,864 $52,177 $53,940 $55,586
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alaska, as the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries earned by veterinary professionals are increasing. The mean salary for veterinary professionals in 2006 was $41,033 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,708 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Alaska

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Thus, there was a 8% growth in veterinary professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 90% pay differential between the highest paid veterinary professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of veterinary in Alaska.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Alaska


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Alaska state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited veterinary school in Alaska state is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in Alaska state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Alaska

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