Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1193)

Occupation description:  Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. 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)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2628 7.70 11
United States 22,10024,300 10.1220 390610

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 67,87028,29040,490 59,18081,910119,830

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
242 8.354.5 40.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 40
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 40.0

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

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Certified Personal Trainer