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Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors (21-1012)

Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 505 499 -1.19 16 35 50
United States 324500 351700 0.0 11000 23600 37300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.96 17.12 21.67 27.94 36.50 47.07
Alaska 32.82 20.58 24.69 30.79 40.82 49.50
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.83 20.79 24.40 30.91 40.10 50.01
Fairbanks North Star Borough 31.84 16.71 22.67 30.34 42.31 48.43
Balance of State 33.34 21.41 26.29 30.85 41.05 49.55

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