Special Education Teachers, All Other (25-2059)

Occupation description:  All special education teachers not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 373375 0.512 1426
United States 41,30045,400 9.81,400 1,6003,410

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 60,75034,97043,550 54,80072,63096,100
Alaska 55,60041,18045,580 55,30065,83073,310

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
48044 9.241.0 29.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation80
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation50
UI claimants previously working in occupation9
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 105
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.1

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Special Education GCRT
Special Education MED
Speech Language Pathology PBCT
Teach Cred - Sec Ed LIC
Teach Cred-Sec Ed GCRT
Teach Cred-Sec Ed LIC
Teach Cred-Spe Ed GCRT
Teach Cred-Spe Ed NDS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Prince William Sound   (Valdez)
Direct Services Specialist OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Special Education MED
Special Education K-12 Post Baccalaureate Licensure Program GLI

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Education Certification - Special Education GLI
Education Certification - Special Education M.ED
Education Certification - Special Education MAT
Special Education BA
Special Education GCRT
Special Education MAT