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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 17,90019,600 9.8700 7001,580

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 83,84040,34054,550 73,08099,220139,200

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
91 11.175.0 75.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation0
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
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)
Sociology BA
Sociology BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Rural Development BA
Rural Development MA
Sociology BA
Sociology BS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Rural Development BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Rural Development BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Rural Development BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Rural Development BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Rural Development BA