Chemistry in Alaska

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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Alaska


Around 0.1% of Alaska's graduates graduate from chemistry degree programs every year. That means an estimated 11 chemists graduate from Alaska's 2 chemistry schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a chemistry program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with a degree in chemistry from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2010. University of Alaska Fairbanks charged in-state students $5,358 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska that has a chemistry program is University of Alaska Anchorage. University of Alaska Anchorage, which was ranked 44th in the country in 2010, is located in Anchorage. In 2010, University of Alaska Anchorage graduated 2 students from its chemistry program. University of Alaska Anchorage charged in-state students $5,186 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alaska's chemistry schools ranges from $5,358 per year to $5,186 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,272 per year. The Alaska chemistry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year
  2. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

The chemistry schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

A chemistry degree from an Alaska school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemistry school in Alaska go on to work as a chemist. Alaska had 160 chemists in 2010. The Alaska counties with the largest populations of chemists are:

  1. Anchorage County - 110 chemists
  2. Fairbanks North Star County - 30 chemists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 120 chemists will be working in Alaska state. This would require the number of chemists to shrink by 0%.

Salary

A chemist in Alaska earns $65,600 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. chemists in Alaska had varying salaries from $26,620 to $108,630 per year in 2010. On average a chemist earns the most in the following Alaska counties:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $84,110 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $52,820 per year

A chemist in the following counties in Alaska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Anchorage County - $52,820 per year
  2. Fairbanks North Star County - $84,110 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alaska statistics regarding a career in chemistry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physics or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in Alaska

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,928 miles from location University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage AK 55.637 69% 17,276
7,683 miles from location University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks AK 58.6895 65% 9,137
 

Curious what studying Chemistry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alaska

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemists + 160 $65,600 166.7%
2
Chemical Technicians + 100 $49,490
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are chemistry related jobs in Alaska