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

  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.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 106,98045,22065,170 94,000130,180184,240

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
242 8.373.9 69.6
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 4
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 Bac
Economics Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Economics Bac
Economics Bac
Resource & Applied Economics Mas