Life Scientists, All Other (19-1099)

Occupation description:  All life scientists not listed separately.

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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 157150 -4.53 1012
United States 8,9009,700 9.2200 600880

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 39.5520.4726.05 35.8449.1466.08

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1717 4.135.9 28.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation29
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation15
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 8
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Biological Sciences BA
Biological Sciences BS
Biological Sciences MS
Natural Sciences BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Biological Sciences BA
Biological Sciences MS
Biological Sciences PHD
Biology MAT
Biology MS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Associate of Science AS
Biology BA
Biology BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Associate of Science AS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Associate of Science AS