Communications Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1122)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. 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 2930 3.41 12
United States 34,10037,500 10.01,300 1,4003,040

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 79,83038,16051,470 70,63097,920137,830

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
273 11.180.0 64.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 19
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)
Information Technology MBA

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Communication BS

Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Digital Arts in the Arctic I Certificate
Digital Arts in the Arctic II Certificate

Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Fundamentals of Oral Communication

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Journalism & Public Communication BA
Office Digital Media OEC

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
Office Digital Media OEC

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Office Digital Media CT1
Office Digital Media OEC

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Office Digital Media OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Communication BA
Journalism BA

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Communication BLA