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Allied Health Professions Schools in Alaska

40 students earned Allied Health degrees in Alaska in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 12th most popular major in the state.

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

In this state, there are 2,440 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Alaska

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $65,960, compared to a typical salary of $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

It takes the average student 5.01 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,819. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time.

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

This public school has an average net price of $11,297. It takes the average student 4.83 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

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

The student loan default rate is 9.80% which is lower than average. In their early career, UAS grads earn an average salary of $31,500. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
233 Total Students

80% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1. 33% of the teachers are full time.

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
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 25% $94,130
Surgical Technologists 25% $63,870
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $59,740
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 20% $83,990
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 17% $55,770
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 11% $46,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Allied Health Services 213
Health/Medical Admin Services 92
Mental & Social Health Services 62
Dental Support Services 61
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 50
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 48
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 45
Health Sciences & Services 4

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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