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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 3939 0.00 11
United States 46,40044,800 -3.40 1,2501,250

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 19.4210.7013.72 18.0623.8830.10
Alaska 24.4019.6721.10 23.4927.5031.38

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
669 13.639.7 34.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation12
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 36
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 36.0

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

Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
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