Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic (51-9195)

Occupation description:  Mold, shape, form, cast, or carve products such as food products, figurines, tile, pipes, and candles consisting of clay, glass, plaster, concrete, stone, or combinations of materials.

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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 41,40038,900 -6.00 1,4201,420

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.6710.0111.77 14.7218.4222.94
Alaska 20.1813.7815.76 18.9625.1828.90
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.4513.6715.61 19.4625.7629.10

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
386 15.820.0 17.1
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 36
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 18.0

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training