Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay (49-2095)

Occupation description:  Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

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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 106107 0.90 22
United States 22,70021,700 -4.50 390390

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 37.3925.2131.83 37.7044.3649.30
Alaska 39.3420.1435.51 42.6747.0549.38
Balance of State 32.7917.5922.45 34.0742.3247.66

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
13526 19.366.4 52.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation25
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation17
UI claimants previously working in occupation12
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 51
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 51.0

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

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training