Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1067)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in sociology. 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 n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 20,70023,900 15.3320 370680

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 76,75037,03051,570 69,23093,240127,500

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
92 22.266.7 66.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
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)
Sociology Bac
Sociology Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Sociology Bac
Sociology Bac