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   (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 18,50018,600 0.410 490490

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.5110.2311.63 14.4018.1522.99

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
122 16.718.2 18.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 155
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 51.7

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