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15 students earned Legal Professions degrees in Alaska in the 2018-2019 year.

A Legal Professions major is the 30th most popular major in this state.

Legal Professions majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7
Associate’s Degree 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Legal Professions Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of legal professions majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.0%
  • White: 46.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 26.7%
Legal Professions Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 2,380 people in the state and 1,321,770 people in the nation working in legal professions jobs.

Legal Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

In this state, legal professions grads earn an average of $78,630. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

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

Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. 48% of the teachers are full time.

2 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. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at UAF.

Some of the careers legal professions majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 0% $101,250
Legal Support Workers -9% $77,290
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers -9% $57,360
Lawyers -10% $111,530
Judicial Law Clerks -12% $0
Paralegals and Legal Assistants -16% $58,170
Legal Secretaries -19% $45,490

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to legal professions.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Law Enforcement & Firefighting 174
Public & Social Service 155
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 47

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