File Clerks (43-4071)

Occupation description:  File correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used. Locate and remove material from file when requested.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 414449 8.54 912
United States 159,000150,100 -5.60 3,2003,200

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.039.5311.14 13.9917.8522.79
Alaska 15.759.7611.24 15.8619.0122.84
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.1711.9714.39 17.0719.8423.35
Fairbanks North Star Borough 16.859.7615.36 17.2319.1622.28
Southeast Region 16.129.7611.27 15.7021.1023.74
Balance of State 14.129.769.79 12.6617.6321.66

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
58839 6.628.6 20.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation173
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation21
UI claimants previously working in occupation61
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 711
Number of job position postings 34
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 20.9

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