Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1071)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1072) and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1042) who teach medical science.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 6364 1.60 11
United States 210,400250,400 19.04,000 3,7207,720

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 125,43043,45063,550 99,360165,100*

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
594 6.853.6 51.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation18
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 30
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Academy of Advanced Cosmetology   (Juneau)
Massage Therapy Program

Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Therapeutic Massage Certificate

Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture & Massage Therapy   (Anchorage)
Oriental Healing Massage Certificate
Swedish Acupressure Massage Therapy Certificate
Thai Yoga Massage
Thai Yoga Massage Program
Tui Na Acupressure Massage

Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Human Services AA

Alaska Technical Center   (Kotzebue)
Emergency Trauma Technician, First Responder

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Emergency Medical Technician-I Initial and Refresher
Emergency Medical Technician-II Initial and Refresher
Emergency Medical Technician-III Initial and Refresher
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) Certificate

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Asbestos Abatement Certification Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate
OSHA General Industry Outreach - 30 Hours Certificate

Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Emergency Services AAS
Emergency Services Certificate

Kindred Spirits School of Massage   (Fairbanks)
Anatomy Physiology Anatomy Massage Certificate
ANMA Aromatherapy Massage
ANMA Japanese Facial Massage
ANMA Japanese Foot Massage
ANMA Japanese Self-Care
Basic Clinical Anatomy Massage Certificate
Canine Puppy Massage
Canine Senior Massage
Canine Sport Massage
Canine Triggerpoint and Aromatherapy Massage
Introductory to Anatomy Massage Certificate
OceanSway Advanced Myofascial Practitioner Certificate
OceanSway Basic Practitioner Certificate
OceanSway Professional Orthopedic Massage Certificate
OceanSway Swedish Practitioner Certificate
Pathology Anatomy Massage Certificate

Multimed   (Anchorage)
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) ACLS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) CPR for the Professional Rescuer
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Emergency Medical Response
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Emergency Oxygen Administration
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) First Responder
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program Refresher Course
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness EMT Upgrade
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness First Responder
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-I Bridge)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-I Bridge) Refresher Course
Emergency Medical Technician-2
Emergency Medical Technician-2 Refresher Course
Emergency Medical Technician-3
Emergency Medical Technician-3 Refresher Course
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT)
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) Refresher Course
S.T.A.R.T Triage

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Lead Abatement Supervisor / 059
Lead Inspector Refresher / 061
Lead Risk Assessor Refresher / 062

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Certificate
Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Refresher Certificate

School of Integrating Shaitsu Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Gentle Wind Essential Oil Applications
Hawaiian Mat Massage
Hawaiian Mat Massage - Our Roots: Lower Back, Hips, Legs, and Feet
Hawaiian Mat Massage - Side Lying + 3 Basic Hand Positions

Southern Region EMS Council   (Anchorage)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Providers
Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
EMT - 1 Refresher
EMT 2 - Initial
Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS)
Paramedic Refresher and National Registry Paramedic Transition Course
Prehospital Trauma Life Support Hybrid Class (PHTLS)

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Emergency Trauma Technician Certificate
Wilderness First Responders

Team One Alaska   (Anchorage)
CPR - BLS for the Provider
Emergency Medical Technology - 1 (Refresher)
Emergency Trauma Technology (ETT)
ETT/EMT Bridge

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Clinical Assistant OEC
Dental Hygiene AAS
Dental Hygiene Bac
Diagnostic Medical Sonography AAS
Health Sciences Bac
Medical Laboratory Science Bac
Pharmacy Technology OEC
Public Health Practice Mas

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Veterinary Assisting OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2
Paramedicine AAS

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Health Science AAS

University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Health Science AAS

University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Health Science AAS

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Occupational Therapy Aide
Veterinary Assistant

Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS   (Lander)
Wilderness Advanced First Aid Certificate
Wilderness First Responder Certificate
Wilderness First Responder Recertification Certificate

Yuut Elitnaurviat   (Bethel)
Dental Health Aide Therapist