Directors, Religious Activities and Education (21-2021)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 226239 5.81 68
United States 131,900137,500 4.3570 3,5604,120

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 21.569.4812.95 18.5626.5238.17
Alaska 29.2211.6817.53 22.5341.0557.51

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
585 8.672.2 63.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 107
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.4

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Bible College   (Palmer)
Bible and Christian Ministry BA
Bible and Ministry Certificate (2-year) Certificate
Bible Certificate (1-year) Certificate
Biblical Studies AA
Children's Ministry BA
Intercultural Ministry Emphasis BA

 Degree
Alaska Bible Institute   (Homer)
Diploma in Biblical Studies
Diploma in Christian Ministry

 Degree
Alaska Christian College   (Soldotna)
Certificate of Biblical Studies
Christian Ministry