Agricultural Inspectors (45-2011)

Occupation description:  Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

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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 2727 0.01 23
United States 15,60016,300 4.6700 1,4002,170

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 21.6013.2115.80 20.8625.4331.31

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
3820 52.640.0 30.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation12
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 23
Number of job position postings 9
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.6

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training