History Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1125)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in human history and historiography. 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 2828 0.00 11
United States 29,20032,100 10.0290 520810

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 76,67036,73051,270 69,40093,450125,620

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
445 11.457.5 42.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation3
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 9
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
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
History Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
History Bac

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