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)

  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.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 21.9412.2415.64 20.1826.8933.98
Alaska 29.5218.0925.40 28.4332.0641.59
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 30.0517.8225.35 28.4533.2143.69
Fairbanks North Star Borough 30.1521.8625.93 29.3334.7540.30

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
41563 15.228.8 19.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation78
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation35
UI claimants previously working in occupation48
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 522
Number of job position postings 5
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 104.4

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