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Engineering Schools in Alaska

There are two schools in the state of Alaska offering engineering programs. 208 students graduated with degrees from Alaska engineering schools in 2010. 145 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 55 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

179 students graduate from engineering programs in this state, on average, every year. Of those, five students graduated with engineering certificates, 145 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 55 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Two engineering schools are in Alaska. Of these, two schools are public. Public engineering school tuition varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

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

Engineering schools in this northwestern state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Engineering Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

179 students graduate from engineering programs in this state, on average, every year. Of those, five students graduated with engineering certificates, 145 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 55 with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Engineering Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 82
  • Bachelor 2007: 70
  • Bachelor 2008: 80
  • Bachelor 2009: 92
  • Bachelor 2010: 145
  • Master 2006: 36
  • Master 2007: 52
  • Master 2008: 60
  • Master 2009: 55
  • Master 2010: 55
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Engineering Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of 25 engineering programs. Of these programs, 48% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 12
  • Doctorate: 1

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 97975
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 76960
  • 25th Percentile: 87720
  • Median: 101280
  • 75th Percentile: 118250
  • 90th Percentile: 139870

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50280
  • 25th Percentile: 57380
  • Median: 69760
  • 75th Percentile: 82630
  • 90th Percentile: 101100

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 81280
  • 25th Percentile: 154580
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68340
  • 25th Percentile: 77550
  • Median: 113220
  • 75th Percentile: 131950
  • 90th Percentile: 142400

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63950
  • 25th Percentile: 77470
  • Median: 102650
  • 75th Percentile: 126260
  • 90th Percentile: 139800

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 78900
  • 25th Percentile: 96540
  • Median: 121740
  • 75th Percentile: 156030
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 67700
  • 25th Percentile: 84060
  • Median: 103790
  • 75th Percentile: 128900
  • 90th Percentile: 162550

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 92800
  • 25th Percentile: 110610
  • Median: 141370
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57450
  • 25th Percentile: 74330
  • Median: 95530
  • 75th Percentile: 129950
  • 90th Percentile: 145260

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60460
  • 25th Percentile: 71130
  • Median: 83680
  • 75th Percentile: 96230
  • 90th Percentile: 110665

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57720
  • 25th Percentile: 69540
  • Median: 85060
  • 75th Percentile: 102360
  • 90th Percentile: 121470

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 75740
  • 25th Percentile: 81170
  • Median: 90270
  • 75th Percentile: 101190
  • 90th Percentile: 113070

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46930
  • 25th Percentile: 58670
  • Median: 73450
  • 75th Percentile: 84730
  • 90th Percentile: 90780

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 77240
  • 25th Percentile: 88710
  • Median: 106040
  • 75th Percentile: 117590
  • 90th Percentile: 129290

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 65060
  • 25th Percentile: 77270
  • Median: 93760
  • 75th Percentile: 114800
  • 90th Percentile: 134350

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86610
  • Median Salary 2007: 90280
  • Median Salary 2008: 92210
  • Median Salary 2009: 95455
  • Median Salary 2010: 97975
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85820
  • Median Salary 2007: 94050
  • Median Salary 2008: 99470
  • Median Salary 2009: 99430
  • Median Salary 2010: 101280
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62690
  • Median Salary 2007: 63480
  • Median Salary 2008: 68860
  • Median Salary 2009: 71090
  • Median Salary 2010: 69760
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 156610
  • Median Salary 2009: 162125
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 96360
  • Median Salary 2007: 100445
  • Median Salary 2008: 102590
  • Median Salary 2009: 118690
  • Median Salary 2010: 113220
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75620
  • Median Salary 2007: 75670
  • Median Salary 2008: 77530
  • Median Salary 2009: 83480
  • Median Salary 2010: 85060
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 1260
  • Total Employed 2008: 1360
  • Total Employed 2009: 1410
  • Total Employed 2010: 1510

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88970
  • Median Salary 2007: 92740
  • Median Salary 2008: 106070
  • Median Salary 2009: 119400
  • Median Salary 2010: 121740
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82450
  • Median Salary 2007: 84100
  • Median Salary 2008: 88440
  • Median Salary 2009: 93230
  • Median Salary 2010: 103790
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 570
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 104360
  • Median Salary 2007: 115950
  • Median Salary 2008: 129600
  • Median Salary 2009: 142020
  • Median Salary 2010: 141370
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 850
  • Total Employed 2009: 1100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1040

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86160
  • Median Salary 2007: 87820
  • Median Salary 2008: 87000
  • Median Salary 2009: 94940
  • Median Salary 2010: 95530
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74430
  • Median Salary 2007: 66230
  • Median Salary 2008: 69500
  • Median Salary 2009: 76260
  • Median Salary 2010: 83680
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81130
  • Median Salary 2007: 84570
  • Median Salary 2008: 91550
  • Median Salary 2009: 85230
  • Median Salary 2010: 102650
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74380
  • Median Salary 2007: 74890
  • Median Salary 2008: 79290
  • Median Salary 2009: 81690
  • Median Salary 2010: 90270
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74860
  • Median Salary 2007: 75990
  • Median Salary 2008: 76270
  • Median Salary 2009: 78610
  • Median Salary 2010: 73450
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 540
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88100
  • Median Salary 2007: 86260
  • Median Salary 2008: 101030
  • Median Salary 2009: 106110
  • Median Salary 2010: 106040
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 810

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80820
  • Median Salary 2007: 87760
  • Median Salary 2008: 94700
  • Median Salary 2009: 89760
  • Median Salary 2010: 93760
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 75
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Alaska vs National Engineering Employment

Alaska vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.350% (6090)

Engineering Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

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

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. It offers 16 programs in engineering. Specifically, this public university offers six degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering to students, nine degrees at the master's level in engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in engineering. It is the only research university in Alaska. UAF ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alaska.

2. 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 center of the city. This school offers nine programs in engineering. Of those, students are offered three certificates in engineering by it, one associate's level degree in engineering, two degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering, and three master's level degrees in engineering. 18,154 students seek degrees in 192 University of Alaska Anchorage programs, overall. This public school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Alaska.