Economics Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1063)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in economics. 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 2726 -3.70 11
United States 17,30018,900 9.7170 310470

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 111,52047,56067,190 95,770134,280195,730

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
225 22.763.2 57.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation4
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 5
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
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Economics BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Economics BA
Economics BBA
Resource & Applied Economics MS