Communications Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1122)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. 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 3131 0.00 11
United States 36,00039,500 9.7350 640990

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 74,36034,42047,730 65,64090,560125,630

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
314 12.975.0 64.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 14
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 14.0

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
Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Information and Communication Technology MBA

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Communication BS

 Degree
Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Fundamentals of Oral Communication

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Journalism & Public Comm Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Communication Bac
Journalism Bac
Professional Communication Mas