Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers (27-1026)

Occupation description:  Plan and erect commercial displays, such as those in windows and interiors of retail stores and at trade exhibitions.

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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 442470 6.33 1114
United States 120,800124,100 2.8330 2,8703,210

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.479.1110.45 12.8316.8922.67
Alaska 16.7312.0214.38 16.4318.3222.76
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.2111.2213.24 16.3120.4425.43
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.3914.9315.81 17.2518.7022.11
Balance of State 16.4515.0915.70 16.7217.7318.34

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
44952 11.627.3 20.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation249
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation41
UI claimants previously working in occupation34
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 187
Number of job position postings 111
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.7

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training