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Accounting Schools in Alaska

178 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 12 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Alaska

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 89
Associate’s Degree 56
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 15

Gender Distribution

In Alaska, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 16.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • White: 48.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 28.1%
Accounting Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Alaska

In this state, there are 9,580 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Alaska

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $79,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Alaska that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
12,766 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,819. Most students complete their degree in 5.01 years. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,179 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
2,150 Total Students

A typical student attending UAS will pay a net price of $10,258. 61% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 9.80% which is lower than average.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
361 Total Students

In their early career, Alaska Career College grads earn an average salary of $25,300. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
233 Total Students

4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,806. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
529 Total Students

The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Alaska Pacific grads earn an average salary of $33,200. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,717.

Accounting Careers in AK

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 6% $52,240
Financial Managers 5% $103,690
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4% $47,720
Accountants and Auditors 3% $75,590
Financial Analysts 3% $82,900
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 0% $87,060
Statistical Assistants 0% $0
Tax Preparers 0% $49,520
Budget Analysts -4% $77,130

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Business Administration & Management 346
Business Support & Assistance 35
Finance & Financial Management 32
Other Business & Marketing 32
Construction Management 20
Human Resource Management 17
Management Information Systems 17
Marketing 16

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