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)

  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.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 84,71039,58051,960 70,910101,270153,080
Alaska 87,63059,02073,590 89,290101,860118,300

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
14320 14.068.1 57.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation54
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation27
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 31
Number of job position postings 9
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.4

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
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Mathematics BA
Mathematics BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Mathematics BA
Mathematics BS
Mathematics MAT
Mathematics MS
Mathematics PHD
Statistics BS
Statistics GCRT
Statistics MS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Education Certification - Mathematics K-5 GLI
Education Certification - Mathematics K-8 GLI
Education Certification - Mathematics K-8 M.ED
Mathematics BLA
Mathematics BS
Mathematics GCRT
Mathematics Education M.ED