Computer Networking in Alaska

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Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in Alaska


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Alaska graduates receive degrees in computer networking. Thus, Alaska's 4 computer networking schools put out approximately 39 computer network administrators each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alaska with a computer networking program is University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. In 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduated 10 students from its computer networking program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,358 per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska that has a computer networking program is University of Alaska Anchorage. University of Alaska Anchorage, which was ranked 44th in the country in 2010, is located in Anchorage. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Anchorage was $5,186 per year.

The third-ranked school in Alaska that has a computer networking program is University of Alaska Southeast. University of Alaska Southeast, which was ranked 83rd in the country in 2010, is located in Juneau. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Southeast was $5,130 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alaska's computer networking schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,356 per year, though tuition can range from $17,750 per year to $5,130 per year. In 2010, the computer networking schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  1. Charter College - located in Anchorage, students are charged $17,750 per year
  2. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year
  3. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

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

  1. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  2. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year
  3. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

A computer networking degree from an Alaska school... what next?

A large number of Alaska computer networking graduates become computer network administrators. In 2010, there were 960 computer network administrators working in Alaska. The following counties have the largest number of Alaska computer network administrators:

  1. Anchorage County - 600 computer network administrators
  2. Aleutians East County - 140 computer network administrators
  3. Haines County - 120 computer network administrators

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of computer network administrators is expected to shrink by 0% by 2018. There are projected to be 610 computer network administrators working in the Alaska then.

Salary

A computer network administrator in Alaska earns $70,710 per year on average. On average a computer network administrator earns the most in the following Alaska counties:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $75,340 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $73,270 per year
  3. Anchorage County - $70,120 per year

A computer network administrator in the following counties in Alaska make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Haines County - $66,740 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $70,120 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $73,270 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer networking in Alaska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer science or computer networking, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Networking in Alaska

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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
7,720 miles from location University of Alaska Southeast Juneau AK 17.0398 n/a 3,260
7,928 miles from location Charter College Anchorage AK 15.1354 n/a 1,132
 

Curious what studying Computer Networking gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Network and computer systems administrators + 890 $65,990
 

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