Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1071)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1072) and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1042) who teach medical science.

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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 6265 4.82 24
United States 233,500294,000 25.99,700 10,10025,860

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 121,62044,35062,350 97,320159,950*
Alaska 69,54021,19059,450 73,63086,63099,740
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 72,13042,98065,650 74,45085,76099,310

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
644 6.359.0 50.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation20
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation19
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 33
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: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Oriental Healing Massage Certificate
Swedish Acupressure Massage Therapy Certificate
Thai Yoga Massage
Thai Yoga Massage Program
Tui Na Acupressure Massage

Alaska Academy of Advanced Cosmetology   (Juneau)
Massage Therapy Program

Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Therapeutic Massage Certificate

Alaska Christian College   (Soldotna)
Behavioral Health AA

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Emergency Medical Technician: EMT1 (BASIC)
Emergency Medical Technician: EMTII (INTERMEDIATE)
Emergency Medical Technician: EMTIII (ADVANCED)
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) Certificate
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) Refresher Certificate

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Asbestos Abatement Certification Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Initial - 24 Hours Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate
OSHA General Industry Outreach - 30 Hours Certificate

Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Behavioral Health Aide AAS
Behavioral Health Aide Certificate
Emergency Services Certificate

Kindred Spirits School of Massage   (Fairbanks)
ANMA Leg/Foot
ANMA Neck/Face
ANMA Shouder/Arm
ANMA Shoulder/Back
Canine Puppy Massage
Canine Senior Massage
Canine Sport Massage
Canine Triggerpoint and Aromatherapy Massage
Palo Masaj with Exotic Wood
Zona Rolling Self-Care Therapy
Zula Cupping Massage Stretch Back/Shoulder/Arms
Zula Cupping Massage Stretch Facial/Neck
Zula Cupping Massage Stretch Hip/Leg/Food

Multimed   (Anchorage)
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) ACLS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) CPR for the Professional Rescuer
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Emergency Medical Response
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Emergency Oxygen Administration
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) First Responder
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program Refresher Course
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness EMT Upgrade
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Wilderness First Responder
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-I Bridge) for Provider CPR Recertification Course
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-I Bridge) for Providers CPR
Emergency Medical Technician-2
Emergency Medical Technician-2 Recertification Course
Emergency Medical Technician-3
Emergency Medical Technician-3 Recertification Course
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) for Provider CPR
Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) for Provider CPR Recertification Course
S.T.A.R.T Triage

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Lead Abatement Supervisor / 059
Lead Abatement Worker Initial / 069
Lead Inspector Refresher / 061
Lead Risk Assessor Refresher / 062

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Certificate
Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Refresher Certificate

School of Integrating Shaitsu Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Gentle Wind Essential Oil Applications
Hawaiian Mat Massage
Hawaiian Mat Massage - Our Roots: Lower Back, Hips, Legs, and Feet
Hawaiian Mat Massage - Side Lying + 3 Basic Hand Positions

Southern Region EMS Council   (Anchorage)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Providers
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor
EMT - 2/3 Refresher
ETT Instructor Class
HeartSaver, First Aid, CPR AED Skills
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider (PALS) Certificate
Prehospital Trauma Life Support Hybrid Class (PHTLS)

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Emergency Trauma Technician Certificate
Wilderness First Responders

Team One Alaska   (Anchorage)
CPR - BLS for the Provider
Emergency Medical Technology - 1 (Refresher)
Emergency Trauma Technology (ETT)
ETT/EMT Bridge

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Dental Hygiene AAS
Dental Hygiene BS
Diagnostic Medical Sonography AAS
Fire & Emergency Services Tech AAS
Pharmacy Technology CT1
Pharmacy Technology OEC
Public Health Practice MPH

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Paramedical Technician AAS
Veterinary Assisting OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Dental Hygiene AAS
Paramedicine AAS
Safety, Health & Environment Awareness Technician CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
RHS Behavioral Health Aide OEC
Veterinary Science CT2

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Occupational Therapy Aide
Veterinary Assistant

Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS   (Lander)
Wilderness First Responder Certificate
Wilderness First Responder Recertification Certificate