Life Scientists, All Other (19-1099)

Occupation description:  All life scientists not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 173169 -2.30 55
United States 10,60011,300 7.280 330400

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 39.9821.2426.15 35.5149.5665.56

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
18210 5.534.7 29.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation31
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 10
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 Bac
Biological Sciences Bac
Biological Sciences Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Biological Sciences Bac
Biological Sciences Bac
Biological Sciences Mas
Biological Sciences PhD

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Associate of Science AA

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Associate of Science AA
Biology Bac
Biology Bac

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

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