Elementary Education in Alaska

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Alaska


Each year, approximately 0.7% of Alaska graduates receive degrees in elementary education. In other words, every year an estimated 63 elementary educators graduate from Alaska's 4 elementary education schools.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which was ranked 41st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a elementary education program. It is located in Fairbanks. 16 students graduated with a degree in elementary education from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2010. Students at University of Alaska Fairbanks paid $5,358 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alaska with a elementary education program is University of Alaska Anchorage, which is located in Anchorage. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. In 2010, University of Alaska Anchorage graduated 38 students from its elementary education program. Students at University of Alaska Anchorage paid $5,186 per year in tuition fees.

Alaska Pacific University, which is located in Anchorage, is the third-ranked school in Alaska that has a elementary education program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. 22 students graduated with degree in elementary education from Alaska Pacific University in 2010. The tuition rate at Alaska Pacific University was $26,360 per year.

Cost

Elementary education schools in Alaska, charge students an average tuition of $10,509 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,360 per year, or as little as $5,130 per year. In 2010, the following Alaska elementary education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Alaska Pacific University - located in Anchorage, students are charged $26,360 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 lowest tuition rates at Alaska elementary education schools were charged at the following schools:

  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

An elementary education degree from an Alaska school... what next?

The highest percentage of elementary education graduates in Alaska pursue careers as an elementary educator. In 2010, there were 4,100 elementary educators working in Alaska. The Alaska counties with the largest populations of elementary educators are:

  1. Aleutians East County - 1,430 elementary educators
  2. Haines County

Salary

An elementary educator in Alaska earns $69,130 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. elementary educators in Alaska had varying salaries from $36,560 to $84,220 per year in 2010. An elementary educator in the following Alaska counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Aleutians East County - $59,860 per year
  2. Haines County - $53,730 per year

The following counties in Alaska have the lowest average salaries for elementary educators:

  1. Haines County - $53,730 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $59,860 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Elementary Education in Alaska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Alaska

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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 Alaska Pacific University Anchorage AK 26.7206 83% 781
 

Curious what studying Elementary Education 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
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 4,100 $69,130 5.9%
2
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 640 $72,770 -9.9%
3
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 600 $100,940 -11.8%
4
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 220 $65,930 4.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are elementary education related jobs in Alaska