Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1041)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research. Excludes Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1043).

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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 5049 -2.00 11
United States 12,10012,800 6.070 210290

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 96,63047,13066,820 91,580119,760153,250
Alaska 98,03066,07077,030 93,570113,860129,580

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
471 2.176.1 67.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 15
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.9

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

Calypso Farm & Ecology Center   (Ester)
All About Seeds and Starts
Beginning Organic Gardening
Container Gardening
Drip Irrigation Basics
Exploring Vegetable Varieties
Garden Planning with Kids
Know Your Soils
Planning a Home-Scale Food Production Garden
Preserving Your Harvest Through Fermentation
Raising and Butchering Meat Birds
Raising Chickens, Goats and Sheep
Root Cellar Basics
Seed Saving
Starting a Home Garden CSA
Wool Basics and Sheep Shearing
Worm Composting

Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Ag Risk Management
Animal & Livestock
Garden & Food Preservation
Green House Heating & Construction
Pesticides Safety Certification

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Hazard Communication

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Fisheries Value-Added Handling & Processing Certificate
Smelt/Herring Net Hanging

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Science Teaching & Outreach Lic

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
High Latitude Range Management CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Science Education Mas

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Dog Obedience Trainer/Instructor