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.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 77,42036,01050,250 68,36093,770127,740

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

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

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

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

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

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

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