Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other (19-4099)

Occupation description:  All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 449460 2.41 1920
United States 78,20083,500 6.8530 3,2803,810

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.6013.4617.60 23.1229.7137.90
Alaska 26.0917.4521.17 24.2330.8437.84
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 27.7517.4521.98 25.5533.9640.52
Fairbanks North Star Borough 25.1419.7421.46 23.8528.1031.05
Southeast Region 27.5017.4521.61 26.9434.5838.22
Balance of State 24.669.9717.66 22.3431.0637.84

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
490118 24.121.6 15.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation179
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation48
UI claimants previously working in occupation35
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 175
Number of job position postings 42
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.2

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

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Associate of Science AAS