Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other (19-3099)

Occupation description:  All social scientists and related workers 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 194196 1.06 1218
United States 42,10044,900 6.51,200 2,7004,170

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 42.1625.3931.96 40.0650.6460.61
Alaska 36.7223.4329.09 36.9743.0548.34
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.5523.8729.69 36.9843.0852.38

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
816 7.443.6 29.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation9
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 66
Number of job position postings 14
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.7

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

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Methods of Instruction I - MOI1
Methods of Instruction II - MOI2

AVTEC   (Seward)
Methods of Instruction

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Liberal Studies BLS

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Inupiaq Eskimo BA

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Social Science AA
Social Science BA
Social Science BLA