Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1121)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. 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 8684 -2.30 22
United States 120,700133,700 10.81,300 2,1403,440

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 81,05034,93049,610 68,65096,910140,070

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
627 11.365.6 54.1
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation27
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation19
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 59
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: Master's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Mountaineering School   (Talkeetna)
Kauai Photo Workshop

Calypso Farm & Ecology Center   (Ester)
Basic Blacksmithing Tools: Forging Tongs
Basic Blacksmithing Tools: Tool steel - Chisel and Punch
Begining Spinning
Black Smithing – Forging Handles – Twisting and Bending
Black Smithing Overview
Blacksmithing, Forging Fire Forks: Chiseling and drawing out
Blacksmithing, Forging Spoons: Upsetting and Swaging
Dried Flowers and Wreath Making
Explore Cut Flowers
Fleece to Finish
Intermediate Spinning
Natural Dyeing from the Garden
Needle Felting
Viking Knife: Tool Steel - Create Blades and Sharpen
Wet Felting
Wool Dyeing Techniques

Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)
Computer Science

School of Integrating Shaitsu Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Sacred Art of Drum Making

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Kuspak Making
Sewing Fur Hats

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Art Bac
Art Bac
Music Education Bac
Music Performance Bac
Theatre Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Art Bac
Art Bac
Art Mas
Film Bac
K-12 Art Lic
K-12 Art Lic
Theatre Bac

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Northwest Coast Art OEC

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Artist: Comprehensive
Dressmaking and Design
Jewelry Design and Repair Technician

Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Fine Arts (BFA) BFA