Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders (51-9111)
Occupation description: Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2014 estimate||2024 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||11.93||9.76||9.91||11.05||12.94||16.26|
Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2015 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||47|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||12|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||17|
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||148|
|Number of job position postings||27|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||5.5|
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|
|Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services (Anchorage)|
|Energy Isolation (NSTC and OSHA Offered)|