Upholsterers (51-6093)

Occupation description:  Make, repair, or replace upholstery for household furniture or transportation vehicles.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 3335 6.10 11
United States 42,20040,400 -4.30 1,0801,080

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 16.6510.0312.52 15.8919.5524.64

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
174 23.553.8 53.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation7
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 12
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