Residential Advisors (39-9041)

Occupation description:  Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.

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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 97101 4.10 33
United States 103,700117,900 13.61,410 3,1604,570

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 13.318.8110.11 12.2915.2519.21
Alaska 15.8212.1512.83 13.9517.7223.86
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.5112.2213.28 15.2221.0227.66

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
17833 18.542.4 34.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation45
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation24
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 241
Number of job position postings 119
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.0

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