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Law Schools in Alaska

There are three schools in the state of Alaska offering law programs. 19 students graduated with degrees from Alaska law schools in 2010. 12 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and seven of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 26 students graduate from law programs in this state every year. More specifically, seven students graduated with certificates in law and 12 with a degree at the associate's level.

Three law schools are in this state. Of these, three schools are public.

Average tuition for law programs is the cost.

Alaska schools offer certificates and associates degrees for law students.

Law Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 26 students graduate from law programs in this state every year. More specifically, seven students graduated with certificates in law and 12 with a degree at the associate's level.

Law Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 11
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 20
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 16
  • Associate 2008: 14
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 12

Law Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of four programs in law. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Law Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40070
  • 25th Percentile: 43530
  • Median: 49000
  • 75th Percentile: 57520
  • 90th Percentile: 64470

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58980
  • 25th Percentile: 68900
  • Median: 87910
  • 75th Percentile: 103210
  • 90th Percentile: 115720

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 70850
  • 25th Percentile: 84600
  • Median: 99650
  • 75th Percentile: 119090
  • 90th Percentile: 143360

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46140
  • 25th Percentile: 47970
  • Median: 56980
  • 75th Percentile: 64560
  • 90th Percentile: 72270

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33930
  • 25th Percentile: 37230
  • Median: 47130
  • 75th Percentile: 53690
  • 90th Percentile: 58470

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28220
  • 25th Percentile: 33020
  • Median: 38430
  • 75th Percentile: 46690
  • 90th Percentile: 57180

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64510
  • 25th Percentile: 66980
  • Median: 86030
  • 75th Percentile: 100780
  • 90th Percentile: 109030

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43360
  • 25th Percentile: 54030
  • Median: 65460
  • 75th Percentile: 76400
  • 90th Percentile: 86430

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39130
  • 25th Percentile: 40750
  • Median: 43720
  • 75th Percentile: 46390
  • 90th Percentile: 48220

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44440
  • Median Salary 2007: 49110
  • Median Salary 2008: 51000
  • Median Salary 2009: 47950
  • Median Salary 2010: 49000
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 680

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64320
  • Median Salary 2007: 73840
  • Median Salary 2008: 77570
  • Median Salary 2009: 77210
  • Median Salary 2010: 87910
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 89210
  • Median Salary 2007: 91630
  • Median Salary 2008: 92960
  • Median Salary 2009: 94990
  • Median Salary 2010: 99650
  • Total Employed 2006: 960
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49930
  • Median Salary 2007: 50950
  • Median Salary 2008: 52040
  • Median Salary 2009: 54510
  • Median Salary 2010: 56980
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64910
  • Median Salary 2007: 76260
  • Median Salary 2008: 78630
  • Median Salary 2009: 83370
  • Median Salary 2010: 86030
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35520
  • Median Salary 2007: 36010
  • Median Salary 2008: 36370
  • Median Salary 2009: 39760
  • Median Salary 2010: 38430
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41440
  • Median Salary 2007: 41810
  • Median Salary 2008: 42490
  • Median Salary 2009: 43760
  • Median Salary 2010: 47130
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56110
  • Median Salary 2007: 58980
  • Median Salary 2008: 60800
  • Median Salary 2009: 61780
  • Median Salary 2010: 65460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1140
  • Total Employed 2007: 1110
  • Total Employed 2008: 1170
  • Total Employed 2009: 1200
  • Total Employed 2010: 1210

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46730
  • Median Salary 2007: 43010
  • Median Salary 2008: 48200
  • Median Salary 2009: 43970
  • Median Salary 2010: 43720
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Alaska vs National Law Employment

Alaska vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.189% (4020)

Law Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Southeast

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

The University of Alaska Southeast is near Juneau, AK and this school offers one law program. UAS is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. In terms of enrollment, UAS ranks second in the state of Alaska.

2. 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 and UAF offers one law program. Overall, 9,855 students pursue degrees in 200 programs at this university. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering law in terms of programs.

3. The University of Alaska Anchorage

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

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers two programs in law. This school offers students two certificates in law. This school is near the heart of downtown. 18,154 students seek degrees in 192 University of Alaska Anchorage programs, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering law.