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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 4142 2.42 24
United States 12,60013,600 7.5500 5001,090

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 91,69042,29059,300 86,140115,920149,260

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
452 4.471.1 62.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation3
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 13
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.0

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
Calypso Farm & Ecology Center   (Ester)
All About Seeds and Starts
Beginning Organic Gardening
Composting
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

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

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Hazard Communication

 Degree
Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Fish Chilling, Intro
Fisheries Value-Added Handling & Processing Certificate
Smelt/Herring Net Hanging
Soils Management

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Science Teaching & Outreach GCRT

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Science Education M.ED

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