Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders (51-9011)

Occupation description:  Operate or tend equipment to control chemical changes or reactions in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Equipment used includes devulcanizers, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels. Excludes Chemical Plant and System Operators (51-8091).

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 66,30060,800 -8.30 2,0902,090

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.1813.3917.04 22.9729.9837.33

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
112 18.244.4 33.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 44
Number of job position postings 5
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.8

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

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