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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 82,90040,17054,220 72,69098,680134,870

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
202 10.072.2 50.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 7
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.0

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 BA

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
History BA

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