Automotive Body and Related Repairers (49-3021)

Occupation description:  Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames. Excludes Painters, Transportation Equipment (51-9122) and Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (49-3022).

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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 348368 5.72 810
United States 149,700163,500 9.21,370 3,4404,810

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 21.7211.9615.43 19.9726.6633.95
Alaska 25.7416.6020.73 26.7729.6634.09
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.4116.9624.62 27.2929.8134.08
Fairbanks North Star Borough 28.4920.5424.76 28.1332.2337.75
Balance of State 20.7716.1617.11 18.6926.0128.86

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
40053 13.331.1 20.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation112
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation58
UI claimants previously working in occupation54
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 457
Number of job position postings 17
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 26.9

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training