Self-Enrichment Education Teachers (25-3021)

Occupation description:  Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution. Excludes Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors (39-9031). Flight instructors are included with Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers (53-2010).

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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 119123 3.47 613
United States 354,200411,600 16.223,300 17,90046,940

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 22.1710.2913.24 18.8427.4838.62
Alaska 26.5915.2318.67 24.2530.8240.34
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.8413.2616.75 21.1726.9630.40
Fairbanks North Star Borough 31.1116.5219.09 31.5940.6947.27
Balance of State 32.1519.3922.44 28.4836.0250.21

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
18547 25.444.4 35.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation122
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation82
UI claimants previously working in occupation9
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 68
Number of job position postings 5
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.6

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
PowerPoint Level 1
PowerPoint Level 2

Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Outdoor and Environmental Education MS
Outdoor and Environmental Education with Teaching Certificate MS
Outdoor Studies BA

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
PowerPoint Complete

University of Alaska Anchorage, Prince William Sound   (Valdez)
Outdoor Leadership AAS

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Microsoft PowerPoint Complete