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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6364 1.62 24
United States 39,70042,900 8.11,500 1,6003,420

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 91,59041,27056,070 78,630113,930159,180

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
618 13.181.0 70.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation57
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation37
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 23
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: 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 BA
Computer Science BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Computer Systems Technology AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Computer Systems Technology AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Computer Science BS
Computer Science MS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Information Systems AAS
Information Systems BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Information Systems AAS