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Allied Health Professions in Alaska

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Alaska

In 2018-2019, 40 students earned their Allied Health degrees in AK.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 34th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Alaska

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 37
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.5%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Allied Health Professions Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Alaska

There are 2,440 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Alaska

Allied Health grads earn an average of $65,960 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Alaska that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

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

A typical student attending UAA will pay a net price of $13,819. 48% of the teachers are full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at UAF. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. In their early career, UAF grads earn an average salary of $30,700.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,500 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.80%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
233 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 33%. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in AK

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 33% $0
Respiratory Therapists 27% $75,910
Athletic Trainers 25% $45,610
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 25% $94,130
Surgical Technologists 25% $63,870
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $59,740
Physician Assistants 21% $120,990
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 20% $83,990
Health Specialties Professors 17% $71,400
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 17% $55,770
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 11% $46,310
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 6% $57,220
Radiation Therapists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Allied Health Services 213
Nursing 153
Health/Medical Prep Programs 115
Health/Medical Admin Services 92
Public Health 77
Mental & Social Health Services 62
Dental Support Services 61
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 50

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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