Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1066)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. 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 6262 0.00 11
United States 47,30054,700 15.8750 8401,580

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 84,44036,40052,320 73,140102,040148,470

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
565 8.960.4 49.1
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 7
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.3

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

Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Counseling Psychology BA
Counseling Psychology MS
Counseling Psychology Psy.D.

Conscious Solutions   (Anchorage)
Emotional Intelligence
Neuro Linguistic Programming Master Practitioner
Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner
Neuro Linguistic Programming Trainer

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Clinical Psychology Mas
Clinical-Community Psychology PhD
Psychology Bac
Psychology Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Clinical-Community Psychology PhD
Psychology Bac
Psychology Bac