Agricultural Equipment Operators (45-2091)

Occupation description:  Drive and control farm equipment to till soil and to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops. May perform tasks, such as crop baling or hay bucking. May operate stationary equipment to perform post-harvest tasks, such as husking, shelling, threshing, and ginning.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 57,80060,900 5.4310 1,5401,850

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.139.0910.37 13.3816.7820.54

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
121 8.354.5 27.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation5
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 93
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 46.5

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

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training