Radio Operators (27-4013)

Occupation description:  Receive and transmit communications using radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations. May repair equipment. Excludes Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs (49-2021).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 1,2001,200 -0.60 2020

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 22.699.0116.99 24.0628.1633.86

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
257 28.050.0 44.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 57
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 28.5

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

 Degree
Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust   (Anchorage)
Telecommunications Worker (Telephone/Data) Certificate