Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs (53-3041)

Occupation description:  Drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers. Excludes Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (53-3011) and Bus Drivers (53-3020).

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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 211228 8.12 46
United States 233,700264,400 13.13,060 4,4207,480

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.888.779.85 11.6814.6418.51
Alaska 14.2710.4911.88 13.7016.4518.78
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.0310.4011.60 12.9814.3215.52
Fairbanks North Star Borough 12.999.8610.81 12.6614.7317.23
Balance of State 18.1014.6116.44 17.8519.2522.40

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
33991 26.854.4 44.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation107
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation36
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 466
Number of job position postings 43
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.8

Alaska Licensing Information

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

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