Anchorage, AK (population: 283,690) has one adult education school within its city limits. University of Alaska Anchorage has a total student population of 17,276. It is the 511th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Alaska (#1 is University of Alaska Fairbanks). To learn more about adult education programs in Anchorage, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at University of Alaska Anchorage such as Cleo Burgett, Kathy Collins, Bonny Headley, Tim Jester, George Mastroyanis, and Heather Nash.
Adult Education students from Anchorage schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Anchorage area alone, there are 70 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $92,400. Education teachers in this area earn $80,290/yr and there are 90 employed.
Anchorage lies in Anchorage county, which is one of the 27 counties in Alaska. Overall, the Anchorage area has 165,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,730 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Anchorage are held by education teachers, and 0/1000 are held by education administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alaska Anchorage ends up costing a student $12,399/yr.
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