Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1053)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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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 3333 0.01 12
United States 6,9007,600 9.6300 300670

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 93,45044,76059,920 82,430115,350158,030

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
342 5.978.8 54.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation5
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 18
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Environmental Public Health BS
Environmental Science MS
Sustainability Studies BA

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Applied Environmental Science & Technology MS
Environmental Quality Science MS

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Environmental Chemistry PHD
Environmental Quality Science MS
Science Teaching & Outreach GCRT

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Environmental Studies CT2

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Environmental Science BS
Environmental Studies BA
Science Education M.ED

Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Environmental Studies BAS