Technology in Alaska

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Alaska


Around 3.1% of Alaska's graduates graduate from technology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 265 technology professionals graduate from Alaska's 7 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which was ranked 41st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a technology program. It is located in Fairbanks. 56 students graduated with a degree in technology 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 technology 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 137 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Anchorage was $5,186 per year.

The third-ranked school in Alaska with a technology program is AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology, which is located in Seward. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology technology program. The tuition rate at AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alaska technology school, average tuition will be $9,170 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,405 per year to $26,360 per year. The Alaska technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Alaska Pacific University - located in Anchorage, students are charged $26,360 per year
  2. Charter College - located in Anchorage, students are charged $17,750 per year
  3. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alaska technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Prince William Sound Community College - located in Valdez, students are charged $4,405 per year
  2. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  3. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

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

The largest populations of Alaska technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Anchorage County - 560 technology professionals
  2. Aleutians East County - 90 technology professionals
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - 80 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to shrink by 0% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,160 technology professionals working in the Alaska then.

Salary

technology professionals in Alaska make an average of $61,035 per year. However, Alaska technology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,410 per year to more than $111,640 per year in 2010. The counties in Alaska with the highest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Anchorage County - $66,790 per year
  2. Haines County - $59,970 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $59,215 per year

The following counties in Alaska have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $52,850 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $59,215 per year
  3. Haines County - $59,970 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Alaska were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $62,560 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $59,510 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Alaska were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $62,560 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $59,510 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alaska statistics regarding a career in technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Alaska
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Alaska
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Alaska
  • Certificate in Technology 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
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
7,983 miles from location AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology Seward AK 38.7923 100% 820
7,928 miles from location Alaska Pacific University Anchorage AK 26.7206 83% 781
7,864 miles from location Prince William Sound Community College Valdez AK 4.57998 n/a 594
 

Curious what studying Technology 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
Instructional Coordinators + 530 $59,510 -32.1%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 490 $62,560 22.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are technology related jobs in Alaska