Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1022)

Occupation description:  Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations. 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)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 155153 -1.30 33
United States 63,50073,900 16.41,040 1,1202,170

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 82,65038,11050,620 69,52098,990147,700
Alaska 84,85058,18070,230 86,34099,060112,910
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area *** ***

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
13319 14.373.3 56.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation64
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation32
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 29
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.1

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Mathematics Bac
Mathematics Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Mathematics Bac
Mathematics Bac
Mathematics Mas
Mathematics PhD
Statistics Lic
Statistics Mas

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Ed Cert - Mathematics K-5 Lic
Ed Cert - Mathematics K-8 Lic
Mathematics Bac
Mathematics Education Mas