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Allied Health Schools in Alaska

There are three Alaska schools offering allied health programs. In 2010, 237 students graduated with degrees from Alaska allied health schools. 110 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 100 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

226 students graduate from allied health programs in Alaska, on average, each year. Out of those, 100 students graduated with allied health certificates, 110 with an associate's level degree, and 27 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three allied health schools are in this state. Out of these, while two schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public allied health school varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

Average tuition for programs in allied health is $5,268. The lowest tuition in this northwestern state is at the University of Alaska Anchorage, while the highest tuition for programs in allied health, which is $5,358 per year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Allied health schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in allied health pursued masters level degrees.

Allied Health Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

226 students graduate from allied health programs in Alaska, on average, each year. Out of those, 100 students graduated with allied health certificates, 110 with an associate's level degree, and 27 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Allied Health Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 93
  • Certificate 2007: 54
  • Certificate 2008: 69
  • Certificate 2009: 65
  • Certificate 2010: 100
  • Associate 2006: 111
  • Associate 2007: 115
  • Associate 2008: 103
  • Associate 2009: 117
  • Associate 2010: 110
  • Bachelor 2006: 38
  • Bachelor 2007: 43
  • Bachelor 2008: 44
  • Bachelor 2009: 40
  • Bachelor 2010: 27

Allied Health Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of 16 allied health programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Allied Health Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 2

Exercise Physiologists — Salary by Percentile

Exercise Physiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45120
  • 25th Percentile: 55570
  • Median: 74320
  • 75th Percentile: 95060
  • 90th Percentile: 109150

Audiologists — Salary by Percentile

Audiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62990
  • 25th Percentile: 67890
  • Median: 76000
  • 75th Percentile: 85590
  • 90th Percentile: 91350

Naturopathic Physicians — Salary by Percentile

Naturopathic Physicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51290
  • 25th Percentile: 60300
  • Median: 90060
  • 75th Percentile: 112950
  • 90th Percentile: 138260

Radiation Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Radiation Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 82045
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63360
  • 25th Percentile: 73290
  • Median: 87770
  • 75th Percentile: 112560
  • 90th Percentile: 139620

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

Dental Hygienists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68600
  • 25th Percentile: 78170
  • Median: 91680
  • 75th Percentile: 107150
  • 90th Percentile: 117750

Radiologic Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Radiologic Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48680
  • 25th Percentile: 55420
  • Median: 64620
  • 75th Percentile: 73760
  • 90th Percentile: 85700

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27400
  • 25th Percentile: 30970
  • Median: 38920
  • 75th Percentile: 56590
  • 90th Percentile: 72390

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35310
  • 25th Percentile: 41900
  • Median: 47440
  • 75th Percentile: 52340
  • 90th Percentile: 60810

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55100
  • 25th Percentile: 60670
  • Median: 77790
  • 75th Percentile: 107480
  • 90th Percentile: 161770

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47190
  • 25th Percentile: 67070
  • Median: 84060
  • 75th Percentile: 101330
  • 90th Percentile: 112330

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34830
  • 25th Percentile: 61120
  • Median: 71430
  • 75th Percentile: 83060
  • 90th Percentile: 91200

Respiratory Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Respiratory Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49930
  • 25th Percentile: 60360
  • Median: 65830
  • 75th Percentile: 71190
  • 90th Percentile: 74380

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53200
  • 25th Percentile: 63340
  • Median: 73720
  • 75th Percentile: 88610
  • 90th Percentile: 107520

Music Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Music Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32550
  • 25th Percentile: 35280
  • Median: 42990
  • 75th Percentile: 56390
  • 90th Percentile: 62980

Speech-Language Pathologists — Salary by Percentile

Speech-Language Pathologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58440
  • 25th Percentile: 67790
  • Median: 81230
  • 75th Percentile: 100460
  • 90th Percentile: 119520

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40800
  • 25th Percentile: 53470
  • Median: 64900
  • 75th Percentile: 75790
  • 90th Percentile: 86430

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Salary by Percentile

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 129150
  • 25th Percentile: 166380
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35980
  • 25th Percentile: 49470
  • Median: 61260
  • 75th Percentile: 72050
  • 90th Percentile: 82740

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63790
  • 25th Percentile: 78030
  • Median: 88580
  • 75th Percentile: 102620
  • 90th Percentile: 115810

Exercise Physiologists — Employment Trend

Exercise Physiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65695
  • Median Salary 2007: 68480
  • Median Salary 2008: 69945
  • Median Salary 2009: 72410
  • Median Salary 2010: 74320
  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 45
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86130
  • Median Salary 2007: 87660
  • Median Salary 2008: 91530
  • Median Salary 2009: 88470
  • Median Salary 2010: 88580
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Audiologists — Employment Trend

Audiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67185
  • Median Salary 2007: 70030
  • Median Salary 2008: 71525
  • Median Salary 2009: 74045
  • Median Salary 2010: 76000
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

Dietitians and Nutritionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55430
  • Median Salary 2007: 52730
  • Median Salary 2008: 53750
  • Median Salary 2009: 55280
  • Median Salary 2010: 61260
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Radiation Therapists — Employment Trend

Radiation Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72525
  • Median Salary 2007: 75600
  • Median Salary 2008: 77215
  • Median Salary 2009: 79935
  • Median Salary 2010: 82045
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Naturopathic Physicians — Employment Trend

Naturopathic Physicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68670
  • Median Salary 2007: 72870
  • Median Salary 2008: 64850
  • Median Salary 2009: 98230
  • Median Salary 2010: 90060
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

Dental Hygienists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84750
  • Median Salary 2007: 92430
  • Median Salary 2008: 93160
  • Median Salary 2009: 98370
  • Median Salary 2010: 91680
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45010
  • Median Salary 2007: 51910
  • Median Salary 2008: 44460
  • Median Salary 2009: 45290
  • Median Salary 2010: 47440
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42990
  • Median Salary 2007: 43810
  • Median Salary 2008: 38610
  • Median Salary 2009: 40490
  • Median Salary 2010: 38920
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 510
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78320
  • Median Salary 2007: 77490
  • Median Salary 2008: 75800
  • Median Salary 2009: 73560
  • Median Salary 2010: 77790
  • Total Employed 2006: 580
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 830
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62020
  • Median Salary 2007: 55625
  • Median Salary 2008: 49230
  • Median Salary 2009: 48820
  • Median Salary 2010: 84060
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Respiratory Therapists — Employment Trend

Respiratory Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57310
  • Median Salary 2007: 59240
  • Median Salary 2008: 60660
  • Median Salary 2009: 62240
  • Median Salary 2010: 65830
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65425
  • Median Salary 2007: 68200
  • Median Salary 2008: 70700
  • Median Salary 2009: 72020
  • Median Salary 2010: 73720
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists — Employment Trend

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63150
  • Median Salary 2007: 65825
  • Median Salary 2008: 67230
  • Median Salary 2009: 69595
  • Median Salary 2010: 71430
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Speech-Language Pathologists — Employment Trend

Speech-Language Pathologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67130
  • Median Salary 2007: 70150
  • Median Salary 2008: 72260
  • Median Salary 2009: 75450
  • Median Salary 2010: 81230
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Radiologic Technologists — Employment Trend

Radiologic Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57470
  • Median Salary 2007: 57160
  • Median Salary 2008: 59910
  • Median Salary 2009: 61150
  • Median Salary 2010: 64620
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 400
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists — Employment Trend

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61530
  • Median Salary 2007: 64990
  • Median Salary 2008: 63900
  • Median Salary 2009: 65040
  • Median Salary 2010: 64900
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Employment Trend

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Music Therapists — Employment Trend

Music Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37935
  • Median Salary 2007: 39545
  • Median Salary 2008: 40390
  • Median Salary 2009: 40990
  • Median Salary 2010: 42990
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71405
  • Median Salary 2007: 74430
  • Median Salary 2008: 74440
  • Median Salary 2009: 78890
  • Median Salary 2010: 87770
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Alaska vs National Allied Health Employment

Alaska vs National Allied Health Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.222% (5160)

Allied Health Schools in Alaska

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1. The Career Academy

1415 E Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507-1033
(907) 563-7575x136

The Career Academy offers one program in allied health and this school, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Anchorage, AK. This school is the only vocational school in Alaska. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering allied health.

2. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1972. This school is near Juneau, AK. UAS is the the fifth oldest and the third biggest institution in the state of Alaska. UAS offers subjects including math and business administration. Students are offered 36 certificates, 17 associates level degrees, 17 degrees at the bachelors level, and five masters level degrees by this public school. In 2010, 3,458 students pursued degrees from the 53 programs at this school. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits this school. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska.

3. Ilisagvik College

Narl Facility
Barrow, AK 99723
(907) 852-3333

Ilisagvik College is a tribal, public, 2-year institution, founded in 1986. It is in Barrow, Alaska, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Alaska. It offers subjects including bookkeeping and liberal arts. It offers students 16 certificates and six associates level degrees. In 2010, 288 students pursued degrees from the 18 programs at this community college. This community college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is the only tribal college in Alaska.

4. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers five programs in allied health. Out of those, it offers students two certificates in allied health and three allied health degrees at the associate's level. This university is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, UAF is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering allied health.

5. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers ten programs in allied health. Out of those, this school offers students three allied health certificates, five associate's level degrees in allied health, and two bachelor's level allied health degrees. 18,154 students pursue degrees in 192 University of Alaska Anchorage programs, overall. UAA is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering allied health.