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

  Average 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.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 35.8424.4731.15 36.3841.9347.54
Alaska 37.8217.8931.60 42.3746.6849.27
Balance of State 33.6616.8119.84 36.1045.3749.21

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
13022 16.958.4 50.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation23
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation15
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 49
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.0

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

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training