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)

  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.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 40.0123.3629.84 38.1649.0659.25
Alaska 36.2126.1830.02 35.5040.9247.54
Fairbanks North Star Borough 33.8925.5227.84 34.2637.3243.57

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
816 7.443.6 29.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation9
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 66
Number of job position postings 14
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.7

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

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Methods of Instruction

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Liberal Studies BLS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Inupiaq Eskimo BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Social Science AA
Social Science BA
Social Science BLA