Customer Service Representatives (43-4051)

Occupation description:  Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints. Excludes individuals whose duties are primarily installation, sales, or repair.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2,4552,609 6.315 6278
United States 2,581,8002,834,800 9.825,290 63,58088,870

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 16.629.7412.04 15.2519.6325.49
Alaska 17.2410.8413.23 16.5420.3824.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.1310.5012.75 16.2320.4225.18
Fairbanks North Star Borough 16.3410.8113.16 16.1419.2022.69
Southeast Region 17.2112.6614.13 16.7319.7723.16
Balance of State 18.2112.0814.72 17.5821.3325.71

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,977416 14.025.0 18.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1,108
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation293
UI claimants previously working in occupation292
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 5,920
Number of job position postings 1,520
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.9

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
AVTEC   (Seward)
Business & Office Technology Office Assistant Certificate