Signal and Track Switch Repairers (49-9097)

Occupation description:  Install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 9,5009,500 -0.10 150150

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.1220.7125.46 30.6935.7838.74

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
221 4.540.9 31.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation0
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 2
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Electrical Hazards
Electrician

 Degree
Alaska Job Corps   (Palmer)
Pre-Apprentice Electrician

 Degree
Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust   (Anchorage)
Inside Wireman Certificate
Residential Wireman Certificate

 Degree
Alaska Technical Center   (Kotzebue)
Construction Trades
Construction Trades/Plumbing Systems/Electrical Systems
NCCER Core Curriculum

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Industrial Electricity Certificate

 Degree
Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)
Construction Technology

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Electrical I Endorsement

 Degree
Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Electrical Training

 Degree
Wisdom & Associates, Inc.   (Kenai)
Energy Efficient Retrofits of Existing Buildings (Module 9) - AHFC Sponsored
Lighting Retrofit Fundamentals
Lighting Retrofit Fundamentals - AHFC Sponsored
Residential Lighting & Efficiency

 Degree
Yuut Elitnaurviat   (Bethel)
Electrical Certificate