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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
534 7.558.0 48.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation5
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 9
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)
Counseling Psychology BA
Counseling Psychology MS
Counseling Psychology Psy.D.

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Counseling Psychology MS
Psychology BA
Psychology BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Clinical-Community Psychology PHD
Community Psychology MA
Counseling GLI
Counseling MED
Psychology BA
Psychology BS