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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 528571 8.134 3371
United States 135,000121,000 -10.47,800 7,70014,100

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.489.7611.60 14.4818.3423.24
Alaska 15.1010.0110.57 14.9418.5322.25
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.449.8111.78 16.8620.0223.42
Fairbanks North Star Borough 15.4510.0211.04 16.2018.8321.68
Balance of State 13.5710.0210.29 11.5816.4118.99

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
72845 6.220.9 16.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation213
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation18
UI claimants previously working in occupation53
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 758
Number of job position postings 16
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 47.4

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