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Economics Schools in Alaska

In 2018-2019, 26 students earned their Economics degrees in AK.

An Economics major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Alaska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 24
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 42.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.8%
  • Other Races: 42.3%
Economics Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Alaska

1,890 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Economics Jobs in Alaska

Economics grads earn an average of $69,880 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Alaska that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

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

Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,819. The average student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree at UAA.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $11,297. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

Economics Careers in AK

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 7% $64,480
Managers 5% $109,730
Economics Professors 0% $0
Economists 0% $79,750

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