Transportation Workers, All Other (53-6099)

Occupation description:  All transportation workers not listed separately.

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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 2,3202,636 13.632 126157
United States 40,20041,600 3.3130 2,0402,170

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.639.6912.00 17.1525.7829.15
Alaska 19.3012.3914.25 17.7924.6028.86
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.6711.9613.69 17.0723.7228.67
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.3712.4813.26 14.5618.1929.25
Balance of State 21.6415.7817.04 19.1325.5429.73

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,738417 15.243.5 32.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation642
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation249
UI claimants previously working in occupation165
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 615
Number of job position postings 62
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.9

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

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