University of Alaska Anchorage Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 89
Associate
 71
Bachelor's
 80
Master's
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University of Alaska Anchorage's Top Rankings

University of Alaska Anchorage is ranked on 7 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Alaska Anchorage

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Alaska Anchorage's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at University of Alaska Anchorage to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for UAA Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72 83% 83% $25,880 $34,700 72
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 74 98% 98% $17,880 $42,240 74
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 56 100% 100% $17,000 $48,430 56
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 95 92% 92% $25,880 $37,210 95
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 51 83% 83% Not Reported $38,290 51
Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians 79 100% 100% Not Reported $62,890 79
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 99 97% 97% $15,750 $68,800 99
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 86 94% 94% $16,250 $68,220 86
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 68 93% 93% $14,000 $28,440 68
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 76 100% 100% $20,000 $35,060 76
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 99 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 99

Salary Scores for UAA Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 69 95% 95% $18,000 $52,560 69
Air Transportation 60 100% 100% $23,590 $48,430 60
Anthropology 38 100% 100% $30,500 $25,190 38
Biological and Physical Sciences 53 88% 88% $13,750 $33,280 53
Biology, General 16 94% 94% $12,830 $23,650 16
Business Administration, Management and Operations 66 95% 95% $22,500 $46,480 66
Civil Engineering 45 92% 92% $25,750 $60,620 45
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 90 100% 100% Not Reported $68,220 90
Construction Management 98 96% 96% Not Reported $78,970 98
Criminal Justice and Corrections 92 91% 91% $24,190 $44,930 92
Economics 34 94% 94% Not Reported $44,170 34
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 84 100% 100% $16,280 $78,970 84
Engineering-Related Technologies 81 100% 100% $27,000 $66,170 81
Engineering, General 53 96% 96% Not Reported $63,010 53
English Language and Literature, General 46 92% 92% $20,500 $28,960 46
Finance and Financial Management Services 45 90% 90% Not Reported $49,440 45
Fine and Studio Arts 63 86% 86% Not Reported $28,060 63
History 81 94% 94% $17,200 $36,750 81
International/Global Studies 37 80% 80% Not Reported $29,690 37
Journalism 65 100% 100% Not Reported $34,700 65
Marketing 60 91% 91% $22,000 $44,170 60
Mechanical Engineering 9 97% 97% $27,900 $57,650 9
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 87 95% 95% Not Reported $39,590 87
Psychology, General 92 95% 95% $22,450 $36,720 92
Public Health 58 94% 94% $15,750 $36,140 58
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 72 98% 98% $25,000 $72,080 72
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other 71 100% 100% Not Reported $54,040 71
Social Work 94 95% 95% $25,000 $38,830 94
Sociology 60 86% 86% Not Reported $33,990 60
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 96 95% 95% $23,000 $44,600 96

Salary Scores for UAA Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78 92% 92% Not Reported $87,530 78
Education, General 49 94% 94% Not Reported $50,110 49
Educational Administration and Supervision 98 87% 87% Not Reported $84,650 98
Engineering, Other 48 100% 100% Not Reported $97,070 48
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 69 95% 95% Not Reported $94,410 69
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 76 94% 94% Not Reported $116,680 76
Social Work 80 96% 96% $26,830 $50,610 80
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 86 86% 86% Not Reported $52,170 86
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98 100% 100% Not Reported $62,410 98

Salary Scores for UAA Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 98 92% 92% Not Reported $47,120 98

Most Recent Reviews

Rae Jackson 6/10/2019

I attended the University of Alaska Anchorage and had an amazing college experience. The professors were very helpful and provided as much critical feedback on assignments and exams that we had. There are many great resources for students on campus that helped me obtain quality education and I am very happy and satisfied with the education I received from UAA.

Aaron Krause 3/6/2019

My experience obtaining a degree in Psychology from the University of Alaska at Anchorage (UAA) cannot be separated from my personal outlook, or anyone elses. I found UAA to be a fun, professional, and rewarding university, and I am glad I attended. It did not come without its own pressures and struggles, but amidst all of that, I am keenly aware that I was surrounded by professionals, many who took an interest in helping me achieve my goals, such as professors and other students. The University was regionally... Read More