Home Appliance Repairers (49-9031)

Occupation description:  Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 3842 10.52 24
United States 46,60044,700 -4.22,200 2,0004,010

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.6111.1414.28 18.3523.9529.64
Alaska 25.0117.8220.97 24.5729.0133.88
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.0316.9920.39 25.2429.3033.98

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
534 7.536.0 28.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation13
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 48
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 24.0

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

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

Training Resources

 Degree
Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
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