Floor Sanders and Finishers (47-2043)

Occupation description:  Scrape and sand wooden floors to smooth surfaces using floor scraper and floor sanding machine, and apply coats of finish.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 7,9008,400 6.250 110160

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.7010.8013.53 17.7223.6928.68

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
102 20.012.5 0.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation11
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 13
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

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

Training Resources

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 1959   (Anchorage)
Floor Covering

Painters and Allied Trades, Alaska Local 1959   (Anchorage)
Floor Coverers