Directors, Religious Activities and Education (21-2021)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

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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 214216 0.910 1626
United States 147,100157,500 7.16,800 11,50019,340

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 24.2811.3214.70 21.0929.9243.69
Alaska 26.5111.2614.06 26.0736.8343.15
Balance of State 24.2610.8511.72 25.4836.0039.65

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
686 8.863.5 50.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation4
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 106
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 53.0

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Bible College   (Palmer)
Bible and Christian Ministry BA
Bible and Ministry Certificate (2-year) Certificate
Bible Certificate (1-year) Certificate
Biblical Studies AA
Children's Ministry BA
Intercultural Ministry Emphasis BA

Alaska Bible Institute   (Homer)
Diploma in Biblical Studies
Diploma in Christian Ministry

Alaska Christian College   (Soldotna)
Christian Ministry AA