Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors (25-3011)

Occupation description:  Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy, or English as a Second Language. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 175176 0.60 33
United States 77,50083,000 7.1550 1,4602,010

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 25.9913.8818.83 24.1731.8839.97
Alaska 25.4015.9717.41 21.4232.3442.95
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.3515.9217.20 20.0235.0344.49

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
19912 6.051.3 42.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation58
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation33
UI claimants previously working in occupation17
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 163
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 27.2

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
Literacy Council of Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Cross Age Tutoring