Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials (51-6021)

Occupation description:  Press or shape articles by hand or machine.

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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 3031 3.30 11
United States 51,50048,100 -6.60 1,2101,210

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 10.718.349.10 10.2411.8814.16
Alaska 13.5710.9212.21 13.5414.9016.83

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
404 10.033.3 22.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation10
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 13
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: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training