Education Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1081)

Occupation description:  Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. 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
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 139139 0.00 33
United States 75,70082,500 9.1690 1,3402,030

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 72,41032,54046,230 64,02086,960122,340
Alaska 73,28053,53062,440 73,05082,59097,580

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
12421 16.973.1 61.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation42
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 203
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 67.7

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

 Degree
Alaska Marine Safety Education Association   (Sitka)
Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT)

 Degree
Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Methods of Instruction I - MOI1
Methods of Instruction II - MOI2

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Methods of Instruction

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
E-Learning GCRT
Education MAT
Educational Technology GCERT
English BA
English MA
English MAT
General Program AA
Language Education GCRT
Physical Education BED
Physical Education BS
Reading Specialist GCRT
Teach Cred-Read Spe GCRT
Teach Cred-Read Spe LIC
Teach Credential Read Endorsement LIC
Teach Credential-Education Leader LIC
Teach Credential-Phys Ed LIC
Teaching MAT

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
General Program AA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Education BED
Education MED
K-12 Art GLI
K-12 Art LIC
K-12 Art Licensure Program LIC
Music Education BM
Reading Specialist GCRT
Science Teaching & Outreach GCRT

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Education BED

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Education BA
Education M.ED
Education Certification - Early Childhood Education GLI
Education Certification - Education Technology GLI
Education Certification - Education Technology M.ED
Education Certification - Mathematics K-5 GLI
Education Certification - Mathematics K-8 GLI
Education Certification - Mathematics K-8 M.ED
Education Certification - Reading GLI
Education Master of Art in Teaching-Elementary MAT
Education Reading M.ED
Education Technology GCRT
Mathematics Education M.ED
Reading Specialist M.ED
Science Education M.ED