Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs (43-4061)

Occupation description:  Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.

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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 651646 -0.80 77
United States 129,900132,000 1.6210 1,4201,630

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 20.9414.2616.55 20.8425.1728.27
Alaska 25.3819.6221.95 24.4028.0932.05
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 24.9421.2321.95 24.3927.2130.38
Fairbanks North Star Borough 26.3520.2222.60 26.8828.9434.74
Southeast Region 24.5719.6221.96 23.8326.5631.53
Balance of State 27.4515.8121.50 26.1231.8539.17

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
68228 4.151.1 39.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation150
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation65
UI claimants previously working in occupation76
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 358
Number of job position postings 57
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.3

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

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

Training Resources

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Civic Engagement CT1

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Rural Development Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Rural Development Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Rural Development Bac
Tribal Management AAS
Tribal Management CT2

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Rural Development Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Rural Development Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Rural Development Bac
Rural Development Mas