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Chemistry Schools in Alaska

In 2018-2019, 13 students earned their Chemistry degrees in AK.

A Chemistry major is the 84th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Alaska

Chemistry majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Master’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of chemistry majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 53.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.7%
  • Other Races: 30.8%
Chemistry Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Alaska

In this state, there are 3,560 people employed in jobs related to a chemistry degree, compared to 1,333,980 nationwide.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Alaska

Chemistry grads earn an average of $80,220 in the state and $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,404 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,297. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 61%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
14,644 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. 82% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UAA grads earn an average salary of $36,000.

Chemistry Careers in AK

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 3% $75,550
High School Teachers 1% $75,780
Chemists 0% $83,700
Physics Postsecondary Professors 0% $0
Environmental Science Professors 0% $0
Natural Sciences Managers -5% $105,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Geological & Earth Sciences 32
Physics 9
Atmospheric Sciences 2

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