Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2011)

Occupation description:  Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5,2905,606 6.032 108140
United States 2,360,6002,496,900 5.813,630 46,88060,520

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.998.659.62 11.6315.1419.60
Alaska 15.5610.0711.82 14.8718.4622.60
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.029.8711.24 14.2017.8521.97
Fairbanks North Star Borough 15.309.7612.15 14.5717.8522.04
Southeast Region 15.9912.0813.46 15.6318.2321.28
Balance of State 16.7410.5512.83 16.2920.5223.61

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
6,649988 14.947.8 37.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2,086
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation316
UI claimants previously working in occupation681
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 3,974
Number of job position postings 820
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.8

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

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training