Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1113)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in social work. 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 n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 13,70015,600 13.9190 240430

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 74,28034,59047,740 64,03089,500130,520

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
130 0.061.5 46.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 13
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
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Human Factors MS

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Allied Health – Human Services Emphasis AA

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Clinical Social Work Practice GCRT
Social Work BSW
Social Work MSW

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Prince William Sound   (Valdez)
Disability Services AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Social Work BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Social Work BA

 Degree
Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Counseling (MA) MA