Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders (51-9192)

Occupation description:  Operate or tend machines to wash or clean products, such as barrels or kegs, glass items, tin plate, food, pulp, coal, plastic, or rubber, to remove impurities.

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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 18,50018,600 0.410 490490

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.389.5110.90 13.4116.9921.30

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
214 19.020.0 15.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation5
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 139
Number of job position postings 10
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.9

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training