Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1053)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in environmental science. 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 4241 -2.40 11
United States 6,7007,300 8.660 120180

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 87,66043,97057,240 76,360108,490150,070

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
342 5.978.8 54.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation5
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 18
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
Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Environmental Science MS
Sustainability Studies BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Applied Environmental Science & Technology MS
Environmental Quality Science MS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Environmental Chemistry PHD
Environmental Quality Science MS
Science Teaching & Outreach GCRT

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Environmental Studies CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Environmental Science BS
Environmental Studies BA
Science Education M.ED