Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1126)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. 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 n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 30,70034,200 11.6360 540900

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 75,14035,28048,440 66,38091,550125,050

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
163 18.864.3 42.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation3
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 8
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
Alaska Bible College   (Palmer)
Bible and Christian Ministry BA
Bible and Ministry Certificate (2-year) Certificate
Bible Certificate (1-year) Certificate
Biblical Studies AA
Children's Ministry BA
Intercultural Ministry Emphasis BA
Pastoral Studies BA
Student Ministry Emphasis BA

 Degree
Alaska Bible Institute   (Homer)
Diploma in Biblical Studies
Diploma in Christian Ministry

 Degree
Alaska Christian College   (Soldotna)
Certificate of Biblical Studies
Christian Ministry

 Degree
St. Hermans Theological Seminary   (Kodiak)
Orthodox Theology Associate of Arts
Sacred Theology Bachelor’s Degree

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Applied Ethics CT1
Philosophy Bac

 Degree
Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Christian Ministry (BCM) BCM
Christian Ministry (MA) MCM
Master of Divinity (M.DIV.)
Religion (MA) MA
Religion (MA) MA