Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1021)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 121120 -0.80 22
United States 43,40047,200 8.7380 7701,150

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 89,67039,17054,670 77,570110,640155,580

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
8013 16.383.8 77.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation87
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation65
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 20
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.0

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

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Computer Science BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Computer Science Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Computer Science Bac
Computer Science Mas