Reports

An in-depth analysis of nine major Alaska industries captures the impact that university programs have in preparing its students for jobs in Alaska’s workforce. The reports answer key questions related to the largest and fastest growing occupations that require some postsecondary education and highlights UA graduate employment, including average wages earned, where they work in Alaska, what industries they work in, and how they help boost the Alaska hire rate.

Many of these programs are in high-demand fields needed to stabilize Alaska’s economic recovery and future growth. Each workforce report features a table of available UA programs related to key occupations within each industry. Potential students can clearly match UA programs to occupations in the highest demand industries. This provides students a fast track to employment and the opportunity to earn credits toward future degrees.

Please click the images to download reports. The below reports demonstrate UA graduate outcomes between 2009 to 2018.

admin
Administration & Finance 

aviation
Aviation

construction
Construction 

marine
Fisheries & Marine Science

health
Health 

IT
Information Technology 

mining
Mining

oil
Oil & Gas

education
Teacher Education 


 Report Outcomes

Summary of First Year Employment

 Industies that hire UA Graduates pie chart

Aggregate of all 17,725 UA graduates included in the 9 industry workforce reports

Average Wages of UA Graduates

Average wage of UA Graduates after 5 years is $69,496 

Aggregate of all 17,725 UA graduates included in the 9 industry workforce reports

Where UA Graduates Work in Alaska

 Map showing where graduates work in AK with 55% in Anchorage area

Aggregate of all 17,725 UA graduates included in the 9 industry workforce reports

Percent of UA Graduates working in AK

 96.9 percent of working graduates are Alaska residents

Aggregate of all 17,725 UA graduates included in the 9 industry workforce reports