Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other (19-3099)

Occupation description:  All social scientists and related workers not listed separately.

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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 214220 2.81 33
United States 35,60034,900 -2.00 420420

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 38.8721.8428.53 37.0347.6657.60
Alaska 35.9425.8630.06 35.3340.6847.33
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.5826.3330.45 36.0442.3548.88
Fairbanks North Star Borough 33.0425.7628.34 32.8635.3442.84

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
767 9.236.1 31.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation15
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation9
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 56
Number of job position postings 11
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 5.1

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

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Methods of Instruction I - MOI1
Methods of Instruction II - MOI2

AVTEC   (Seward)
Methods of Instruction

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Ethnobotany CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Social Science Bac