Media and Communication Workers, All Other (27-3099)

Occupation description:  All media and communication workers 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 247244 -1.20 44
United States 33,50037,000 10.3350 530880

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.4511.4314.10 20.9630.5244.15
Alaska 32.8420.9524.99 31.3537.2044.43
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.8219.2224.14 31.1038.6949.15

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
26742 15.736.0 26.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation111
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation32
UI claimants previously working in occupation14
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 64
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 21.3

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

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

Training Resources

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Communication BS

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
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