Budget Analysts (13-2031)

Occupation description:  Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 276271 -1.87 1320
United States 58,40062,200 6.51,600 2,8004,780

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 37.8323.8228.93 36.1745.5654.68
Alaska 38.4227.2731.98 36.5144.3750.97
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 38.1927.3231.99 36.3444.7249.66
Fairbanks North Star Borough 36.7626.5030.23 35.1939.6249.83
Southeast Region 43.0229.9334.85 41.7846.0160.57
Balance of State 35.2923.4929.08 34.4039.6148.99

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1514 2.647.3 33.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 94
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 11.8

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Business Administration and Accounting Technology AAS

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Business & Office Technology Accounting Specialist

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Accounting AAS
Accounting BBA
Finance BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Accounting BBA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Applied Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Applied Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Applied Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Applied Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Applied Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Applied Accounting AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Accounting CT1

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Accounting CT2

 Degree
Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Accounting Essentials