Special Education Teachers, All Other (25-2059)

Occupation description:  All special education teachers not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 304319 4.92 67
United States 40,40043,300 7.2290 7601,050

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 57,67031,73042,200 53,92070,66090,420
Alaska 52,40022,24033,790 50,92067,53084,840

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
47644 9.243.9 33.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation65
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation41
UI claimants previously working in occupation10
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 80
Number of job position postings 56
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.4

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: Internship/Residency

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Early Childhood Special Educ Mas
Special Education Lic
Special Education Mas
Speech Langauge Pathology Lic

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Post-Bacc K-12 Spec Ed Lic Prg Lic
Special Education Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Ed Cert - Special Education Lic
Special Education Bac
Special Education Mas
Special Education Mas