Farm and Home Management Advisors (25-9021)

Occupation description:  Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisers, home economists, and extension service advisors.

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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 10,80011,900 10.9120 100220

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.0711.9017.65 23.7931.0738.90

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
175 29.421.4 7.1
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 11
Number of job position postings 5
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.2

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

Education: Master's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Calypso Farm & Ecology Center   (Ester)
Wool Basics and Sheep Shearing

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Child Develop & Family Studies Bac