Alaska Occupational Forecast 2016 to 2026

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These wage data are grouped into 23 occupational groupings. Go to occupations in a particular category by clicking on a title below.


 

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All Occupations
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
00-0000 All Occupations 332,283 349,286 17,003 5.1 16,215 21,509 37,724 39,424 $28.22

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Management
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
11-0000 Management Occupations 20,131 21,140 1,009 5.0 525 1,063 1,588 1,689 $52.55
11-1000 Top Executives 6,420 6,737 317 4.9 153 354 507 539 n/a
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,732 1,844 112 6.5 52 73 125 136 $86.36
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 4,465 4,665 200 4.5 95 272 367 387 $54.13
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers 1,530 1,565 35 2.3 35 96 131 135 n/a
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 129 127 -2 -1.6 3 10 13 13 $46.24
11-2021 Marketing Managers 355 371 16 4.5 8 22 30 32 $48.92
11-2022 Sales Managers 847 854 7 0.8 19 52 71 72 $52.50
11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 199 213 14 7.0 5 12 17 18 $51.14
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers 4,802 5,025 223 4.6 120 253 373 395 n/a
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 1,254 1,344 90 7.2 39 64 103 112 $45.90
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 950 963 13 1.4 17 52 69 70 $51.74
11-3031 Financial Managers 1,160 1,217 57 4.9 27 59 86 92 $52.89
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 67 64 -3 -4.5 2 3 5 5 $58.55
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 182 188 6 3.3 5 9 14 15 $51.23
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 367 369 2 0.5 8 19 27 27 $45.75
11-3111 Compensation and Benefits Managers 81 84 3 3.7 2 4 6 6 $48.88
11-3121 Human Resources Managers 572 609 37 6.5 15 32 47 51 $56.19
11-3131 Training and Development Managers 169 187 18 10.7 5 11 16 18 $47.21
11-9000 Other Management Occupations 7,379 7,813 434 5.9 217 360 577 620 n/a
11-9021 Construction Managers 1,073 1,088 15 1.4 25 48 73 75 $55.57
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 126 130 4 3.2 4 6 10 10 $27.77
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 454 458 4 0.9 13 21 34 34 $107,720
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 170 172 2 1.2 5 8 13 13 $49.42
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 233 243 10 4.3 7 11 18 19 $36.11
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 363 361 -2 -0.6 7 17 24 24 $72.91
11-9051 Food Service Managers 592 646 54 9.1 20 46 66 71 $32.88
11-9071 Gaming Managers 32 29 -3 -9.4 1 2 3 3 n/a
11-9081 Lodging Managers 209 230 21 10.0 7 14 21 23 $36.02
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 909 1,098 189 20.8 27 49 76 95 $55.13
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 201 194 -7 -3.5 4 11 15 14 $50.97
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 609 631 22 3.6 26 21 47 49 $38.76
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 338 368 30 8.9 12 18 30 33 $35.30
11-9161 Emergency Management Directors 71 70 -1 -1.4 3 3 6 6 $40.92
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,953 2,038 85 4.4 54 84 138 147 $57.05

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Business and Financial Operations
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 12,582 12,816 234 1.9 382 727 1,109 1,132 $37.04
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists 8,005 8,131 126 1.6 244 478 722 735 n/a
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 106 107 1 0.9 4 8 12 12 n/a
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 599 610 11 1.8 18 33 51 52 n/a
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 240 242 2 0.8 6 13 19 19 $35.27
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 36 37 1 2.8 1 2 3 3 n/a
13-1041 Compliance Officers 746 747 1 0.1 21 38 59 59 $38.86
13-1051 Cost Estimators 209 217 8 3.8 7 14 21 22 $40.12
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists 652 682 30 4.6 19 44 63 66 $34.21
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists 142 151 9 6.3 4 10 14 15 $40.00
13-1081 Logisticians 381 391 10 2.6 9 27 36 37 $41.76
13-1111 Management Analysts 537 546 9 1.7 17 28 45 46 $45.52
13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 68 72 4 5.9 3 5 8 8 $24.44
13-1131 Fundraisers 47 53 6 12.8 2 3 5 6 $24.39
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 124 128 4 3.2 3 7 10 10 $35.34
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 732 751 19 2.6 23 48 71 73 $23.71
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 138 150 12 8.7 4 10 14 15 $33.60
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 3,222 3,221 -1 -0.0 101 186 287 287 $39.50
13-2000 Financial Specialists 4,577 4,685 108 2.4 138 249 387 398 n/a
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 2,037 2,112 75 3.7 61 119 180 188 $39.86
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 188 193 5 2.7 7 6 13 14 $36.58
13-2031 Budget Analysts 276 271 -5 -1.8 7 13 20 20 $38.29
13-2051 Financial Analysts 302 313 11 3.6 6 19 25 26 $48.90
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 161 173 12 7.5 4 8 12 13 $44.97
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 143 142 -1 -0.7 4 8 12 12 $32.42
13-2072 Loan Officers 486 483 -3 -0.6 12 27 39 39 $34.19
13-2081 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 86 85 -1 -1.2 3 3 6 6 $43.00
13-2082 Tax Preparers 246 253 7 2.8 14 12 26 27 $26.81
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 588 595 7 1.2 18 31 49 50 $32.71

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Computer and Mathematical
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 4,463 4,585 122 2.7 82 215 297 309 $38.60
15-1100 Computer Occupations 4,248 4,375 127 3.0 77 205 282 295 n/a
15-1111 Computer and Information Research Scientists 29 31 2 6.9 0 2 2 2 n/a
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 568 608 40 7.0 11 26 37 41 $33.84
15-1122 Information Security Analysts 64 68 4 6.3 1 3 4 4 $50.61
15-1131 Computer Programmers 567 564 -3 -0.5 10 25 35 35 $41.39
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications 183 191 8 4.4 3 9 12 13 $50.47
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software 85 85 0 0.0 1 4 5 5 $52.92
15-1134 Web Developers 77 74 -3 -3.9 1 4 5 5 $28.84
15-1141 Database Administrators 177 182 5 2.8 4 7 11 12 $38.27
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 778 798 20 2.6 11 37 48 50 $39.89
15-1143 Computer Network Architects 62 62 0 0.0 1 3 4 4 $45.31
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists 996 1,027 31 3.1 21 52 73 76 $27.54
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists 357 372 15 4.2 7 19 26 28 $28.84
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other 305 313 8 2.6 6 14 20 21 $47.52
15-2000 Mathematical Scientists 215 210 -5 -2.3 5 10 15 15 n/a
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 79 79 0 0.0 2 3 5 5 $34.68
15-2041 Statisticians 41 40 -1 -2.4 1 2 3 3 $41.84
15-2099 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other 91 87 -4 -4.4 2 5 7 7 n/a

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Architecture and Engineering
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 7,531 7,623 92 1.2 194 359 553 562 $50.96
17-1000 Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers 678 708 30 4.4 20 28 48 51 n/a
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 135 143 8 5.9 4 6 10 11 $44.90
17-1012 Landscape Architects 42 46 4 9.5 1 2 3 3 n/a
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 107 107 0 0.0 3 4 7 7 $32.65
17-1022 Surveyors 394 412 18 4.6 12 16 28 30 $38.43
17-2000 Engineers 4,234 4,244 10 0.2 90 188 278 279 n/a
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 41 42 1 2.4 1 1 2 2 $54.27
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 66 66 0 0.0 1 3 4 4 $64.64
17-2051 Civil Engineers 1,031 1,040 9 0.9 22 51 73 74 $60.32
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 55 59 4 7.3 1 2 3 3 n/a
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 286 290 4 1.4 7 12 19 19 $57.27
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 50 49 -1 -2.0 1 2 3 3 $44.91
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 346 350 4 1.2 8 14 22 22 $56.10
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 246 243 -3 -1.2 6 10 16 16 $40.13
17-2131 Materials Engineers 39 42 3 7.7 1 2 3 3 $47.60
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 347 351 4 1.2 7 15 22 22 $61.87
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 178 193 15 8.4 3 10 13 15 $53.90
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 500 480 -20 -4.0 9 23 32 30 $77.54
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 991 976 -15 -1.5 23 40 63 62 $54.83
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering, and Mapping Technicians 2,619 2,671 52 2.0 84 143 227 232 n/a
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 183 191 8 4.4 6 10 16 17 $28.94
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 61 62 1 1.6 2 3 5 5 $32.38
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 88 90 2 2.3 3 5 8 8 $35.04
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 107 114 7 6.5 3 6 9 10 n/a
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 59 59 0 0.0 2 3 5 5 n/a
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 662 645 -17 -2.6 21 34 55 53 $34.64
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 268 268 0 0.0 9 14 23 23 $39.79
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 56 58 2 3.6 2 3 5 5 n/a
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 220 232 12 5.5 7 12 19 20 $28.12
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 63 66 3 4.8 2 3 5 5 $31.28
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 650 679 29 4.5 21 35 56 59 $34.54
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 188 194 6 3.2 6 14 20 21 $28.77

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Life, Physical, and Social Science
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 6,462 6,481 19 0.3 167 427 594 596 $35.92
19-1000 Life Scientists 2,047 2,028 -19 -0.9 40 132 172 170 n/a
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 55 53 -2 -3.6 1 4 5 5 $33.27
19-1022 Microbiologists 26 25 -1 -3.8 1 2 3 3 n/a
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 948 920 -28 -3.0 19 60 79 76 $36.85
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 452 450 -2 -0.4 9 29 38 38 $37.23
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 206 209 3 1.5 4 13 17 17 $44.90
19-1032 Foresters 91 90 -1 -1.1 2 6 8 8 $34.52
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 67 83 16 23.9 1 5 6 8 n/a
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 157 150 -7 -4.5 3 10 13 12 $30.12
19-2000 Physical Scientists 1,387 1,404 17 1.2 30 92 122 124 n/a
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 96 95 -1 -1.0 2 4 6 6 $41.34
19-2031 Chemists 77 81 4 5.2 2 5 7 7 $40.06
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 634 645 11 1.7 14 44 58 59 $38.57
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 358 360 2 0.6 8 25 33 33 $47.79
19-2043 Hydrologists 67 67 0 0.0 1 5 6 6 $42.33
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 144 145 1 0.7 3 8 11 11 $45.86
19-3000 Social Scientists and Related Workers 773 787 14 1.8 20 43 63 64 n/a
19-3011 Economists 43 43 0 0.0 1 2 3 3 $41.33
19-3022 Survey Researchers 38 37 -1 -2.6 1 2 3 3 $28.50
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 133 145 12 9.0 3 5 8 9 $43.97
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 27 27 0 0.0 1 1 2 2 n/a
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 187 188 1 0.5 4 11 15 15 $40.20
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 107 105 -2 -1.9 3 7 10 10 n/a
19-3093 Historians 26 28 2 7.7 1 2 3 3 n/a
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 194 196 2 1.0 6 12 18 18 $35.84
19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 2,255 2,262 7 0.3 77 160 237 238 n/a
19-4021 Biological Technicians 587 571 -16 -2.7 15 39 54 52 $21.28
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 139 150 11 7.9 5 8 13 14 $26.87
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 382 382 0 0.0 11 28 39 39 $36.85
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 68 70 2 2.9 3 5 8 8 n/a
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 252 265 13 5.2 10 19 29 30 $26.71
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 412 405 -7 -1.7 16 30 46 45 $23.00
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 388 390 2 0.5 16 29 45 45 $27.15

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Community and Social Services
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 6,192 6,718 526 8.5 254 429 683 736 $25.77
21-1000 Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 5,776 6,294 518 9.0 233 400 633 685 n/a
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 250 281 31 12.4 10 17 27 30 n/a
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 517 526 9 1.7 19 34 53 54 $32.08
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 430 492 62 14.4 17 30 47 53 n/a
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 184 193 9 4.9 7 12 19 20 $29.28
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 323 361 38 11.8 13 22 35 39 $28.27
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 966 1,002 36 3.7 35 63 98 102 $23.55
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers 191 236 45 23.6 8 14 22 27 $33.95
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 428 507 79 18.5 17 30 47 55 $22.32
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 367 404 37 10.1 14 25 39 43 $33.91
21-1091 Health Educators 299 333 34 11.4 14 23 37 40 $30.19
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 398 385 -13 -3.3 12 21 33 32 $32.37
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 767 851 84 11.0 36 58 94 102 $19.58
21-1094 Community Health Workers 123 144 21 17.1 6 10 16 18 $22.40
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 528 573 45 8.5 25 41 66 71 $20.79
21-2000 Religious Workers 416 424 8 1.9 21 29 50 51 n/a
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 214 216 2 0.9 10 16 26 26 $24.13

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Legal
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
23-0000 Legal Occupations 2,075 1,837 -238 -11.5 49 74 123 99 $45.25
23-1000 Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers 1,181 1,068 -113 -9.6 21 25 46 35 n/a
23-1011 Lawyers 1,031 926 -105 -10.2 19 21 40 30 $58.50
23-1012 Judicial Law Clerks 80 74 -6 -7.5 1 3 4 3 n/a
23-1021 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 43 41 -2 -4.7 1 1 2 2 $51.51
23-2000 Legal Support Workers 894 769 -125 -14.0 28 49 77 65 n/a
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 558 467 -91 -16.3 17 34 51 42 $28.43
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 113 102 -11 -9.7 4 5 9 8 $28.62
23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 221 198 -23 -10.4 7 10 17 15 $37.80

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Education, Training, and Library
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 19,448 19,718 270 1.4 895 834 1,729 1,756 $29.79
25-1000 Postsecondary Teachers 2,589 2,626 37 1.4 93 102 195 199 n/a
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 414 418 4 1.0 15 16 31 31 $100,710
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 63 64 1 1.6 2 2 4 4 n/a
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 151 153 2 1.3 6 6 12 12 $95,070
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 95 96 1 1.1 3 4 7 7 n/a
25-1041 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 41 42 1 2.4 2 2 4 4 n/a
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 119 120 1 0.8 4 5 9 9 $84,750
25-1051 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 54 55 1 1.9 2 2 4 4 n/a
25-1053 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 33 33 0 0.0 1 1 2 2 n/a
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 27 28 1 3.7 1 1 2 2 n/a
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 29 30 1 3.4 1 1 2 2 n/a
25-1062 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 25 25 0 0.0 1 1 2 2 n/a
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 25 25 0 0.0 1 1 2 2 n/a
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 66 67 1 1.5 2 3 5 5 n/a
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 49 49 0 0.0 2 2 4 4 $59,200
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 62 65 3 4.8 2 2 4 4 $64,880
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 88 91 3 3.4 3 3 6 6 $79,210
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 118 119 1 0.8 4 5 9 9 $73,570
25-1082 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 39 40 1 2.6 1 2 3 3 n/a
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 67 68 1 1.5 2 3 5 5 n/a
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 29 30 1 3.4 1 1 2 2 n/a
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 80 81 1 1.3 3 3 6 6 n/a
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 222 226 4 1.8 8 9 17 17 $36.45
25-1199 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 469 474 5 1.1 17 18 35 36 $84,740
25-2000 Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers 6,837 6,925 88 1.3 233 271 504 513 n/a
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 673 706 33 4.9 30 37 67 70 $17.41
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 337 340 3 0.9 15 18 33 33 $62,660
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 2,306 2,326 20 0.9 76 86 162 164 $74,070
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 601 606 5 0.8 20 22 42 43 $75,770
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,715 1,728 13 0.8 53 64 117 118 $77,920
25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 108 109 1 0.9 3 4 7 7 $76,860
25-2051 Special Education Teachers, Preschool 137 140 3 2.2 5 5 10 10 $65,500
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 299 303 4 1.3 10 11 21 21 $72,770
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 89 90 1 1.1 3 3 6 6 $75,530
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 189 191 2 1.1 6 7 13 13 $77,210
25-2059 Special Education Teachers, All Other 373 375 2 0.5 12 14 26 26 $62,040
25-3000 Other Teachers and Instructors 3,895 3,953 58 1.5 238 184 422 428 n/a
25-3011 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 87 93 6 6.9 5 4 9 10 $25.00
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 119 123 4 3.4 7 6 13 13 $26.08
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 3,689 3,737 48 1.3 226 174 400 405 n/a
25-4000 Librarians, Curators, and Archivists 524 534 10 1.9 30 25 55 56 n/a
25-4012 Curators 54 56 2 3.7 2 3 5 5 $31.76
25-4013 Museum Technicians and Conservators 60 63 3 5.0 3 4 7 7 $24.36
25-4021 Librarians 260 262 2 0.8 14 10 24 24 $34.22
25-4031 Library Technicians 128 129 1 0.8 10 7 17 17 $22.37
25-9000 Other Education, Training, and Library Occupations 5,603 5,680 77 1.4 301 252 553 561 n/a
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 299 307 8 2.7 14 12 26 27 $33.23
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 4,397 4,451 54 1.2 243 202 445 450 $39,640
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 889 903 14 1.6 43 37 80 81 $23.37

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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 4,018 3,935 -83 -2.1 172 241 413 405 $26.59
27-1000 Art and Design Workers 865 863 -2 -0.2 34 44 78 78 n/a
27-1011 Art Directors 28 27 -1 -3.6 1 1 2 2 $43.99
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 58 59 1 1.7 3 2 5 5 n/a
27-1019 Artists and Related Workers, All Other 81 81 0 0.0 4 2 6 6 $23.33
27-1023 Floral Designers 80 85 5 6.3 3 5 8 9 $15.05
27-1024 Graphic Designers 149 138 -11 -7.4 5 8 13 12 $28.67
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 305 307 2 0.7 11 17 28 28 $17.82
27-1029 Designers, All Other 81 81 0 0.0 3 5 8 8 n/a
27-2000 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 1,501 1,547 46 3.1 81 107 188 193 n/a
27-2011 Actors 48 49 1 2.1 2 2 4 4 n/a
27-2012 Producers and Directors 125 114 -11 -8.8 3 7 10 9 $29.46
27-2021 Athletes and Sports Competitors 30 31 1 3.3 2 2 4 4 n/a
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 576 606 30 5.2 33 45 78 81 $45,740
27-2031 Dancers 171 164 -7 -4.1 10 12 22 21 n/a
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 31 31 0 0.0 2 1 3 3 n/a
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 69 76 7 10.1 3 4 7 8 n/a
27-3000 Media and Communication Workers 1,155 1,061 -94 -8.1 41 64 105 96 n/a
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 129 101 -28 -21.7 5 6 11 8 $22.37
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers 38 37 -1 -2.6 2 2 4 4 n/a
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 136 93 -43 -31.6 4 8 12 8 $23.19
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 284 296 12 4.2 8 20 28 29 $33.69
27-3041 Editors 100 74 -26 -26.0 3 6 9 6 $24.42
27-3042 Technical Writers 152 159 7 4.6 5 9 14 15 $34.74
27-3043 Writers and Authors 44 42 -2 -4.5 2 2 4 4 $30.87
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 65 67 2 3.1 3 3 6 6 $25.48
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 201 187 -14 -7.0 9 8 17 16 $26.99
27-4000 Media and Communication Equipment Workers 497 464 -33 -6.6 16 26 42 39 n/a
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 184 181 -3 -1.6 5 11 16 16 $20.56
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 77 61 -16 -20.8 2 4 6 4 $17.41
27-4021 Photographers 90 87 -3 -3.3 4 3 7 7 $20.59
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 26 21 -5 -19.2 1 1 2 2 n/a
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 26 24 -2 -7.7 1 2 3 3 n/a
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 67 66 -1 -1.5 2 4 6 6 $32.68

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 16,155 19,357 3,202 19.8 466 447 913 1,233 $48.27
29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 10,204 12,341 2,137 20.9 276 237 513 727 n/a
29-1011 Chiropractors 84 105 21 25.0 2 1 3 5 $44.79
29-1021 Dentists, General 216 268 52 24.1 4 2 6 11 $124.69
29-1029 Dentists, All Other Specialists 38 47 9 23.7 1 0 1 2 n/a
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 154 184 30 19.5 5 5 10 13 $34.23
29-1041 Optometrists 59 73 14 23.7 1 1 2 3 $79.64
29-1051 Pharmacists 343 382 39 11.4 8 7 15 19 $67.25
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 29 35 6 20.7 0 0 0 1 n/a
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 360 445 85 23.6 6 4 10 19 $109.49
29-1063 Internists, General 101 124 23 22.8 2 1 3 5 $109.03
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 41 51 10 24.4 1 1 2 3 $135.18
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 60 74 14 23.3 1 1 2 3 $128.85
29-1066 Psychiatrists 62 74 12 19.4 1 1 2 3 $106.88
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 413 512 99 24.0 7 5 12 22 $117.41
29-1071 Physician Assistants 419 511 92 22.0 8 16 24 33 $58.78
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 214 253 39 18.2 5 6 11 15 $41.76
29-1123 Physical Therapists 496 608 112 22.6 11 11 22 33 $47.68
29-1124 Radiation Therapists 36 44 8 22.2 1 1 2 3 n/a
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 144 176 32 22.2 5 4 9 12 n/a
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 154 186 32 20.8 4 4 8 11 $36.83
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 250 281 31 12.4 5 8 13 16 $40.20
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 153 185 32 20.9 4 5 9 12 $28.97
29-1131 Veterinarians 148 176 28 18.9 3 3 6 9 $58.18
29-1141 Registered Nurses 5,476 6,617 1,141 20.8 173 131 304 418 $42.94
29-1151 Nurse Anesthetists 67 84 17 25.4 1 2 3 5 $90.24
29-1161 Nurse Midwives 103 129 26 25.2 2 3 5 8 $40.97
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners 332 409 77 23.2 7 11 18 26 $59.08
29-1181 Audiologists 27 32 5 18.5 1 1 2 3 $26.92
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 167 205 38 22.8 7 2 9 13 $35.94
29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians 5,004 5,993 989 19.8 168 183 351 450 n/a
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 246 305 59 24.0 8 8 16 22 n/a
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 313 385 72 23.0 11 11 22 29 n/a
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 641 794 153 23.9 26 16 42 57 $54.96
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 60 74 14 23.3 2 2 4 5 $32.29
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 123 152 29 23.6 4 3 7 10 $45.07
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 32 40 8 25.0 1 1 2 3 n/a
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists 431 534 103 23.9 12 12 24 34 $35.22
29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 48 61 13 27.1 1 1 2 3 $41.22
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 358 404 46 12.8 7 16 23 28 $22.97
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 45 55 10 22.2 2 2 4 5 $19.57
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 497 535 38 7.6 17 23 40 44 $20.74
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 298 359 61 20.5 11 15 26 32 $18.72
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 202 250 48 23.8 7 10 17 22 $30.74
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 171 206 35 20.5 6 8 14 18 $19.01
29-2057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 69 85 16 23.2 3 3 6 8 $22.49
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 507 603 96 18.9 20 19 39 49 $28.00
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 516 617 101 19.6 17 17 34 44 $24.16
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 152 177 25 16.4 5 6 11 14 $21.88
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 262 323 61 23.3 8 10 18 24 $30.08
29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 947 1,023 76 8.0 22 27 49 57 n/a
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 486 497 11 2.3 11 13 24 25 $41.80
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 161 174 13 8.1 4 5 9 10 $31.71
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 40 46 6 15.0 1 1 2 3 $46,870
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 258 304 46 17.8 6 8 14 19 $33.35

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Healthcare Support
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 8,562 10,455 1,893 22.1 534 532 1,066 1,255 $21.73
31-1000 Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 3,296 3,999 703 21.3 222 185 407 477 n/a
31-1011 Home Health Aides 1,080 1,373 293 27.1 75 62 137 166 $14.37
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 147 155 8 5.4 9 8 17 18 $20.46
31-1014 Nursing Assistants 1,994 2,379 385 19.3 133 111 244 283 $19.15
31-1015 Orderlies 75 92 17 22.7 5 4 9 11 $19.94
31-2000 Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 181 223 42 23.2 9 15 24 28 n/a
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 84 104 20 23.8 4 7 11 13 $28.34
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 72 89 17 23.6 4 6 10 12 $22.23
31-9000 Other Healthcare Support Occupations 5,085 6,233 1,148 22.6 303 332 635 750 n/a
31-9011 Massage Therapists 509 612 103 20.2 37 20 57 67 $39.56
31-9091 Dental Assistants 1,157 1,435 278 24.0 66 74 140 168 $22.75
31-9092 Medical Assistants 1,665 2,055 390 23.4 82 114 196 235 $21.87
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 85 101 16 18.8 6 6 12 14 $22.27
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 100 117 17 17.0 7 5 12 14 $23.76
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 34 37 3 8.8 2 2 4 4 $22.04
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 243 288 45 18.5 15 25 40 45 $15.47
31-9097 Phlebotomists 122 151 29 23.8 6 8 14 17 $20.33
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,170 1,437 267 22.8 82 78 160 187 $22.03

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Protective Service
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 8,956 9,072 116 1.3 442 493 935 947 $29.63
33-1000 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers 544 544 0 0.0 17 18 35 35 n/a
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 88 85 -3 -3.4 3 3 6 6 $44.90
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 262 261 -1 -0.4 7 8 15 15 $54.28
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 149 151 2 1.3 5 5 10 10 $37.51
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 45 47 2 4.4 2 2 4 4 $31.67
33-2000 Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 1,464 1,486 22 1.5 34 63 97 99 n/a
33-2011 Firefighters 1,444 1,466 22 1.5 33 62 95 97 $24.57
33-3000 Law Enforcement Workers 3,044 2,977 -67 -2.2 95 124 219 212 n/a
33-3011 Bailiffs 70 67 -3 -4.3 2 3 5 5 n/a
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 1,314 1,255 -59 -4.5 45 58 103 97 $31.09
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 105 105 0 0.0 3 4 7 7 $56.90
33-3031 Fish and Game Wardens 243 242 -1 -0.4 13 8 21 21 n/a
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 1,291 1,286 -5 -0.4 31 50 81 81 $42.32
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers 3,904 4,065 161 4.1 296 288 584 600 n/a
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 64 66 2 3.1 3 4 7 7 $22.93
33-9032 Security Guards 2,405 2,526 121 5.0 146 174 320 332 $22.69
33-9091 Crossing Guards 64 67 3 4.7 9 3 12 12 $25.94
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service 518 540 22 4.2 73 56 129 131 $18.03
33-9093 Transportation Security Screeners 548 548 0 0.0 27 21 48 48 $23.77
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 241 244 3 1.2 34 26 60 60 $20.27

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Food Preparation and Serving Related
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 26,983 29,289 2,306 8.5 2,193 2,632 4,825 5,056 $13.84
35-1000 Supervisors, Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1,081 1,157 76 7.0 44 105 149 157 n/a
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 450 485 35 7.8 15 43 58 62 $25.00
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 631 672 41 6.5 29 62 91 95 $17.90
35-2000 Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 8,369 9,112 743 8.9 599 726 1,325 1,399 n/a
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 244 267 23 9.4 15 20 35 37 $12.70
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 643 708 65 10.1 40 54 94 101 $18.11
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 2,555 2,804 249 9.7 157 214 371 396 $14.53
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 442 481 39 8.8 27 37 64 68 $16.06
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 626 663 37 5.9 38 52 90 94 $16.71
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 3,847 4,177 330 8.6 321 348 669 702 $14.21
35-3000 Food and Beverage Serving Workers 13,254 14,325 1,071 8.1 1,147 1,413 2,560 2,667 n/a
35-3011 Bartenders 1,615 1,621 6 0.4 78 186 264 265 $13.55
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 4,664 5,102 438 9.4 432 452 884 928 $12.59
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 2,027 2,208 181 8.9 254 200 454 472 $11.90
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 4,678 5,105 427 9.1 362 555 917 960 $12.31
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 270 289 19 7.0 21 20 41 43 $14.32
35-9000 Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers 4,279 4,695 416 9.7 403 388 791 833 n/a
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 891 972 81 9.1 83 74 157 165 $11.99
35-9021 Dishwashers 1,542 1,690 148 9.6 120 129 249 264 $12.43
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 998 1,093 95 9.5 120 114 234 244 $11.91
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 848 940 92 10.8 80 71 151 160 $16.35

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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 11,901 12,747 846 7.1 784 768 1,552 1,637 $16.96
37-1000 Supervisors, Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers 576 621 45 7.8 28 36 64 69 n/a
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 479 518 39 8.1 25 30 55 59 $22.69
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 97 103 6 6.2 3 6 9 10 $39.70
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 9,345 10,020 675 7.2 661 586 1,247 1,315 n/a
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5,553 5,869 316 5.7 372 359 731 763 $16.41
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,394 3,725 331 9.8 264 199 463 496 $14.25
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 340 362 22 6.5 23 22 45 47 $23.59
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 58 64 6 10.3 2 6 8 9 n/a
37-3000 Grounds Maintenance Workers 1,980 2,106 126 6.4 95 146 241 254 n/a
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1,151 1,228 77 6.7 56 85 141 149 $18.78
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 28 29 1 3.6 1 2 3 3 n/a
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 84 90 6 7.1 4 6 10 11 $24.02
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 717 759 42 5.9 34 53 87 91 $20.48

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Personal Care and Service
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 13,627 15,307 1,680 12.3 1,114 1,042 2,156 2,324 $15.94
39-1000 Supervisors, Personal Care and Service Workers 224 234 10 4.5 11 13 24 25 n/a
39-1011 Gaming Supervisors 48 41 -7 -14.6 2 5 7 6 n/a
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 176 193 17 9.7 9 8 17 19 $21.89
39-2000 Animal Care and Service Workers 466 539 73 15.7 33 39 72 79 n/a
39-2011 Animal Trainers 74 84 10 13.5 4 5 9 10 $15.61
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 392 455 63 16.1 29 34 63 69 $14.92
39-3000 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 1,540 1,501 -39 -2.5 139 159 298 294 n/a
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 75 65 -10 -13.3 4 6 10 9 $21.23
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 400 357 -43 -10.8 22 34 56 52 $15.33
39-3019 Gaming Service Workers, All Other 193 176 -17 -8.8 11 16 27 25 $12.64
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 307 312 5 1.6 41 35 76 77 $11.34
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 460 480 20 4.3 50 56 106 108 $12.96
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 25 26 1 4.0 3 3 6 6 $12.53
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 76 81 5 6.6 8 9 17 18 n/a
39-4000 Funeral Service Workers 43 45 2 4.7 4 3 7 7 n/a
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 31 33 2 6.5 3 2 5 5 n/a
39-5000 Personal Appearance Workers 899 930 31 3.4 59 45 104 107 n/a
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 699 723 24 3.4 47 35 82 84 $15.46
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 134 139 5 3.7 8 7 15 16 $11.86
39-5094 Skincare Specialists 44 46 2 4.5 3 2 5 5 $19.02
39-6000 Transportation, Tourism, and Lodging Attendants 297 323 26 8.8 15 27 42 45 n/a
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 186 201 15 8.1 9 17 26 28 $13.18
39-6012 Concierges 111 122 11 9.9 6 10 16 17 $17.54
39-7000 Tour and Travel Guides 827 954 127 15.4 78 74 152 165 n/a
39-7011 Tour Guides and Escorts 715 826 111 15.5 67 64 131 142 n/a
39-7012 Travel Guides 112 128 16 14.3 11 10 21 23 n/a
39-9000 Other Personal Care and Service Workers 9,331 10,781 1,450 15.5 775 682 1,457 1,602 n/a
39-9011 Childcare Workers 1,851 1,958 107 5.8 155 118 273 284 $13.42
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 5,387 6,512 1,125 20.9 475 358 833 946 $16.27
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 709 819 110 15.5 50 76 126 137 $19.51
39-9032 Recreation Workers 736 785 49 6.7 50 76 126 131 $19.43
39-9041 Residential Advisors 78 80 2 2.6 5 8 13 13 $16.21
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 570 627 57 10.0 40 46 86 92 n/a

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Sales and Related
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 30,395 30,578 183 0.6 1,965 2,432 4,397 4,415 $18.02
41-1000 Supervisors, Sales Workers 2,040 2,036 -4 -0.2 75 135 210 210 n/a
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,892 1,889 -3 -0.2 70 127 197 197 $21.99
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 148 147 -1 -0.7 5 8 13 13 $30.67
41-2000 Retail Sales Workers 22,701 22,783 82 0.4 1,635 1,888 3,523 3,531 n/a
41-2011 Cashiers 7,152 7,206 54 0.8 674 658 1,332 1,337 $13.48
41-2012 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 70 64 -6 -8.6 6 6 12 11 $14.62
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 933 935 2 0.2 49 69 118 118 $15.09
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 790 806 16 2.0 35 63 98 100 $20.36
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 13,756 13,772 16 0.1 871 1,092 1,963 1,965 $14.45
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services 1,734 1,742 8 0.5 61 132 193 194 n/a
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 278 236 -42 -15.1 10 22 32 28 $25.38
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 348 354 6 1.7 14 19 33 34 $34.21
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 166 170 4 2.4 4 11 15 15 $48.70
41-3041 Travel Agents 119 142 23 19.3 7 8 15 17 $20.22
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 823 840 17 2.1 26 72 98 100 $28.42
41-4000 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 1,482 1,527 45 3.0 50 101 151 156 n/a
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 293 306 13 4.4 10 20 30 31 $38.64
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1,189 1,221 32 2.7 40 81 121 124 $27.19
41-9000 Other Sales and Related Workers 2,438 2,490 52 2.1 144 176 320 325 n/a
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 291 313 22 7.6 30 21 51 53 $14.57
41-9012 Models 34 35 1 2.9 3 2 5 5 n/a
41-9021 Real Estate Brokers 42 42 0 0.0 2 2 4 4 $35.73
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 192 198 6 3.1 10 8 18 19 $37.59
41-9031 Sales Engineers 57 56 -1 -1.8 1 4 5 5 n/a
41-9041 Telemarketers 49 51 2 4.1 3 5 8 8 n/a
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 57 53 -4 -7.0 4 2 6 6 n/a
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,716 1,742 26 1.5 91 132 223 226 $16.60

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Office and Administrative Support
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 51,815 54,394 2,579 5.0 2,712 3,153 5,865 6,123 $21.49
43-1000 Supervisors, Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,068 2,206 138 6.7 83 123 206 220 n/a
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,068 2,206 138 6.7 83 123 206 220 $31.46
43-2000 Communications Equipment Operators 277 297 20 7.2 17 19 36 38 n/a
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 207 222 15 7.2 13 14 27 29 $16.94
43-2021 Telephone Operators 54 60 6 11.1 3 4 7 8 n/a
43-3000 Financial Clerks 9,316 9,764 448 4.8 509 517 1,026 1,071 n/a
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 362 378 16 4.4 14 24 38 40 $21.90
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 1,382 1,574 192 13.9 63 81 144 163 $21.77
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4,901 5,105 204 4.2 310 240 550 570 $23.39
43-3041 Gaming Cage Workers 55 49 -6 -10.9 3 5 8 7 n/a
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 506 538 32 6.3 22 29 51 54 $25.41
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 286 294 8 2.8 12 19 31 32 $24.50
43-3071 Tellers 1,151 1,142 -9 -0.8 59 74 133 132 $14.77
43-3099 Financial Clerks, All Other 673 684 11 1.6 26 45 71 72 $22.54
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks 12,108 12,860 752 6.2 659 835 1,494 1,569 n/a
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 32 30 -2 -6.3 1 2 3 3 n/a
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 578 559 -19 -3.3 25 22 47 45 $25.33
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 32 34 2 6.3 1 2 3 3 n/a
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 2,658 2,747 89 3.3 138 203 341 350 $18.89
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 692 678 -14 -2.0 27 32 59 58 $26.65
43-4071 File Clerks 528 571 43 8.1 34 33 67 71 $15.22
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 960 1,052 92 9.6 56 99 155 164 $14.58
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 89 100 11 12.4 5 6 11 12 $18.87
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 392 397 5 1.3 31 24 55 56 $16.92
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 326 323 -3 -0.9 12 19 31 31 $20.28
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 38 39 1 2.6 2 2 4 4 $18.51
43-4151 Order Clerks 275 278 3 1.1 13 18 31 31 $15.94
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 557 585 28 5.0 24 38 62 65 $22.17
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 3,030 3,450 420 13.9 201 215 416 458 $16.98
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 1,029 1,095 66 6.4 46 63 109 116 $19.70
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 877 906 29 3.3 43 56 99 102 $21.70
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 7,039 7,190 151 2.1 317 427 744 759 n/a
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 731 756 25 3.4 23 37 60 63 $19.05
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 276 289 13 4.7 13 12 25 26 $15.79
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 395 396 1 0.3 14 21 35 35 $28.67
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 607 640 33 5.4 22 34 56 59 $25.46
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 52 55 3 5.8 2 2 4 4 $28.39
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 440 435 -5 -1.1 22 12 34 34 $20.64
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 438 454 16 3.7 15 29 44 46 $26.84
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1,211 1,240 29 2.4 48 73 121 124 $20.93
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,846 2,880 34 1.2 156 204 360 363 $16.29
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 43 45 2 4.7 2 3 5 5 n/a
43-6000 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 8,055 8,456 401 5.0 444 433 877 917 n/a
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 3,269 3,409 140 4.3 180 175 355 369 $29.87
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 416 339 -77 -18.5 20 20 40 32 $23.20
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 721 892 171 23.7 43 42 85 102 $19.63
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,649 3,816 167 4.6 201 196 397 414 $20.41
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 12,952 13,621 669 5.2 683 799 1,482 1,549 n/a
43-9011 Computer Operators 189 192 3 1.6 8 12 20 20 $27.77
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 223 239 16 7.2 12 15 27 29 $18.85
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 71 71 0 0.0 5 3 8 8 $21.25
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 28 26 -2 -7.1 1 2 3 3 n/a
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 242 253 11 4.5 11 14 25 26 $20.41
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 121 125 4 3.3 7 7 14 14 $19.81
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,453 6,700 247 3.8 386 376 762 787 $22.24
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 42 41 -1 -2.4 2 3 5 5 n/a
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 43 43 0 0.0 2 3 5 5 n/a
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 5,535 5,927 392 7.1 249 364 613 652 $24.84

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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 1,449 1,712 263 18.2 54 143 197 223 $22.15
45-1000 Supervisors, Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 108 111 3 2.8 4 11 15 15 n/a
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 108 111 3 2.8 4 11 15 15 $21.42
45-2000 Agricultural Workers 513 794 281 54.8 23 73 96 124 n/a
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 27 27 0 0.0 1 2 3 3 n/a
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 242 484 242 100.0 13 41 54 78 $12.52
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 102 115 13 12.7 4 12 16 17 $16.73
45-2099 Agricultural Workers, All Other 122 143 21 17.2 5 15 20 22 n/a
45-3000 Fishing and Hunting Workers 599 605 6 1.0 20 39 59 60 n/a
45-3011 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers 576 580 4 0.7 19 37 56 56 n/a
45-4000 Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers 229 202 -27 -11.8 7 20 27 24 n/a
45-4011 Forest and Conservation Workers 42 44 2 4.8 2 5 7 7 n/a
45-4021 Fallers 75 62 -13 -17.3 2 6 8 7 $28.69
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 75 62 -13 -17.3 2 6 8 7 n/a
45-4029 Logging Workers, All Other 28 25 -3 -10.7 1 2 3 3 n/a

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Construction and Extraction
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 22,096 22,784 688 3.1 781 1,610 2,391 2,460 $31.61
47-1000 Supervisors, Construction and Extraction Workers 810 835 25 3.1 26 52 78 81 n/a
47-1011 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 810 835 25 3.1 26 52 78 81 $45.78
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers 14,859 15,232 373 2.5 529 995 1,524 1,561 n/a
47-2011 Boilermakers 71 73 2 2.8 2 5 7 7 n/a
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 26 28 2 7.7 1 1 2 2 n/a
47-2031 Carpenters 2,254 2,350 96 4.3 79 128 207 217 $31.85
47-2041 Carpet Installers 55 56 1 1.8 2 3 5 5 $21.66
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 29 30 1 3.4 1 2 3 3 n/a
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 25 25 0 0.0 1 1 2 2 n/a
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 171 176 5 2.9 7 12 19 20 $32.16
47-2061 Construction Laborers 3,771 3,931 160 4.2 134 254 388 404 $24.75
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 94 99 5 5.3 3 7 10 11 $31.85
47-2072 Pile-Driver Operators 81 90 9 11.1 3 6 9 10 n/a
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 2,996 2,992 -4 -0.1 114 210 324 324 $34.01
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 101 104 3 3.0 3 6 9 9 $24.79
47-2111 Electricians 1,958 2,002 44 2.2 69 147 216 220 $36.70
47-2121 Glaziers 142 146 4 2.8 5 11 16 16 $28.56
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 124 126 2 1.6 3 10 13 13 $27.62
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical 96 99 3 3.1 3 7 10 10 $29.22
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 490 508 18 3.7 17 25 42 44 $26.81
47-2151 Pipelayers 28 30 2 7.1 1 2 3 3 $35.48
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,481 1,480 -1 -0.1 54 99 153 153 $36.31
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 25 26 1 4.0 1 1 2 2 n/a
47-2181 Roofers 235 243 8 3.4 7 16 23 24 $24.79
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 382 392 10 2.6 13 27 40 41 $29.34
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 173 174 1 0.6 5 13 18 18 $34.17
47-3000 Helpers, Construction Trades 1,406 1,447 41 2.9 60 137 197 201 n/a
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 42 43 1 2.4 2 4 6 6 n/a
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 343 359 16 4.7 15 34 49 51 $18.22
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 192 196 4 2.1 8 19 27 27 $19.30
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 75 77 2 2.7 3 7 10 10 $16.60
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 168 170 2 1.2 7 16 23 23 $23.27
47-3016 Helpers--Roofers 51 53 2 3.9 2 5 7 7 n/a
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 535 549 14 2.6 23 52 75 76 $21.53
47-4000 Other Construction and Related Workers 1,576 1,622 46 2.9 67 108 175 180 n/a
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 307 304 -3 -1.0 15 17 32 32 $40.04
47-4031 Fence Erectors 56 59 3 5.4 2 4 6 6 n/a
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 434 461 27 6.2 18 35 53 56 $30.99
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 136 139 3 2.2 6 8 14 14 $20.51
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 77 71 -6 -7.8 2 5 7 6 n/a
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 91 96 5 5.5 5 7 12 13 $24.22
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 457 473 16 3.5 18 30 48 50 n/a
47-5000 Extraction Workers 3,445 3,648 203 5.9 99 318 417 437 n/a
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 52 63 11 21.2 1 5 6 7 $26.90
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 204 212 8 3.9 5 19 24 25 $35.72
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 1,265 1,205 -60 -4.7 31 115 146 140 $30.63
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 150 180 30 20.0 4 13 17 20 $27.98
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 48 51 3 6.3 2 4 6 6 $30.59
47-5042 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 31 37 6 19.4 1 3 4 5 n/a
47-5049 Mining Machine Operators, All Other 569 672 103 18.1 18 54 72 82 $29.65
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 596 594 -2 -0.3 20 52 72 72 n/a
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 130 159 29 22.3 4 13 17 20 $20.47
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 358 426 68 19.0 12 36 48 55 $32.51

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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 16,336 16,803 467 2.9 581 979 1,560 1,607 $29.47
49-1000 Supervisors of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 690 721 31 4.5 23 36 59 62 n/a
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 690 721 31 4.5 23 36 59 62 $42.50
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,865 1,856 -9 -0.5 57 124 181 180 n/a
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 128 132 4 3.1 4 8 12 12 $21.64
49-2021 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers 87 86 -1 -1.1 3 6 9 9 $37.54
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 843 832 -11 -1.3 28 59 87 86 $35.39
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 122 122 0 0.0 3 7 10 10 $34.17
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 31 32 1 3.2 1 2 3 3 n/a
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 33 32 -1 -3.0 1 2 3 3 n/a
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 322 317 -5 -1.6 8 19 27 27 $38.58
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 119 121 2 1.7 3 7 10 10 $43.10
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 26 25 -1 -3.8 1 2 3 3 $17.84
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 140 143 3 2.1 5 11 16 16 $30.65
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 5,869 6,061 192 3.3 194 349 543 562 n/a
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,390 1,447 57 4.1 44 63 107 113 $32.40
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 328 346 18 5.5 12 20 32 34 $29.54
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 67 70 3 4.5 3 4 7 7 $17.30
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,770 1,817 47 2.7 57 108 165 170 $26.88
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 737 753 16 2.2 23 43 66 68 $31.87
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 887 919 32 3.6 28 57 85 88 $33.16
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 57 57 0 0.0 2 4 6 6 $32.88
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 74 80 6 8.1 3 5 8 9 $20.21
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 46 46 0 0.0 2 3 5 5 n/a
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 122 127 5 4.1 5 8 13 14 $20.92
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 47 50 3 6.4 2 4 6 6 n/a
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 319 325 6 1.9 12 28 40 41 $15.79
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,912 8,165 253 3.2 307 470 777 802 n/a
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 131 127 -4 -3.1 3 6 9 9 $32.53
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 366 378 12 3.3 10 25 35 36 $31.87
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 38 42 4 10.5 2 2 4 4 $24.82
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 391 397 6 1.5 13 20 33 34 $27.76
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 294 312 18 6.1 13 18 31 33 $26.36
49-9044 Millwrights 157 175 18 11.5 5 9 14 16 $29.47
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 366 380 14 3.8 9 20 29 30 $42.33
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 239 241 2 0.8 6 18 24 24 $33.72
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 39 44 5 12.8 2 2 4 5 $38.02
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 66 67 1 1.5 3 3 6 6 $32.89
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3,714 3,840 126 3.4 154 210 364 377 $24.33
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 59 57 -2 -3.4 2 4 6 6 n/a
49-9092 Commercial Divers 32 35 3 9.4 1 2 3 3 $41.64
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 40 42 2 5.0 2 2 4 4 $32.82
49-9096 Riggers 42 41 -1 -2.4 1 3 4 4 $31.46
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 858 889 31 3.6 42 66 108 111 $16.80
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 1,025 1,042 17 1.7 38 59 97 99 $34.24

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Production
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
51-0000 Production Occupations 15,023 15,055 32 0.2 624 1,097 1,721 1,724 $22.49
51-1000 Supervisors, Production Workers 648 655 7 1.1 21 42 63 64 n/a
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 648 655 7 1.1 21 42 63 64 $32.04
51-2000 Assemblers and Fabricators 221 239 18 8.1 9 16 25 27 n/a
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 25 25 0 0.0 1 2 3 3 $25.50
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 36 39 3 8.3 2 3 5 5 n/a
51-2092 Team Assemblers 37 46 9 24.3 2 3 5 6 n/a
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 102 106 4 3.9 4 8 12 12 n/a
51-3000 Food Processing Workers 8,042 7,934 -108 -1.3 368 609 977 966 n/a
51-3011 Bakers 381 409 28 7.3 25 30 55 58 $16.33
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 250 248 -2 -0.8 11 19 30 30 $22.19
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 7,072 6,919 -153 -2.2 314 533 847 832 $12.25
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 239 246 7 2.9 13 20 33 34 $16.19
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 27 30 3 11.1 2 2 4 4 n/a
51-3099 Food Processing Workers, All Other 52 57 5 9.6 2 4 6 7 n/a
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 998 1,047 49 4.9 28 76 104 109 n/a
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 32 33 1 3.1 1 2 3 3 $18.43
51-4041 Machinists 199 201 2 1.0 7 13 20 20 $30.88
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 642 674 32 5.0 18 51 69 72 $32.37
51-5100 Printing Workers 179 153 -26 -14.5 9 10 19 16 n/a
51-5112 Printing Press Operators 92 75 -17 -18.5 3 5 8 6 $23.14
51-5113 Print Binding and Finishing Workers 63 59 -4 -6.3 5 3 8 8 n/a
51-6000 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 677 673 -4 -0.6 44 43 87 87 n/a
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 515 514 -1 -0.2 34 35 69 69 $14.59
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 32 28 -4 -12.5 2 2 4 4 $14.13
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 54 55 1 1.9 3 3 6 6 $18.40
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 25 23 -2 -8.0 2 1 3 3 $17.27
51-7000 Woodworkers 146 146 0 0.0 7 8 15 15 n/a
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 60 62 2 3.3 3 3 6 6 $22.25
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 40 36 -4 -10.0 2 3 5 5 $17.04
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other 29 30 1 3.4 2 1 3 3 n/a
51-8000 Plant and System Operators 1,925 1,984 59 3.1 49 128 177 183 n/a
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 47 49 2 4.3 1 3 4 4 $46.84
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 460 475 15 3.3 11 29 40 42 $30.44
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 113 122 9 8.0 4 8 12 13 $33.23
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 494 518 24 4.9 14 27 41 43 $30.36
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 84 85 1 1.2 2 6 8 8 $30.50
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 431 416 -15 -3.5 10 32 42 41 $37.89
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 282 305 23 8.2 7 22 29 31 $31.42
51-9000 Other Production Occupations 2,187 2,224 37 1.7 89 165 254 258 n/a
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 55 67 12 21.8 2 5 7 8 $18.39
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 69 85 16 23.2 3 6 9 11 n/a
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 28 35 7 25.0 1 2 3 4 n/a
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 43 42 -1 -2.3 2 3 5 5 n/a
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 218 231 13 6.0 9 17 26 27 $34.38
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 55 61 6 10.9 2 4 6 7 $27.86
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 74 84 10 13.5 4 5 9 10 $12.93
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 62 64 2 3.2 2 5 7 7 $26.58
51-9151 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 54 54 0 0.0 3 6 9 9 n/a
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 157 165 8 5.1 9 15 24 25 $15.34
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 1,204 1,159 -45 -3.7 46 86 132 128 $26.98

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Transportation and Material Moving
  Employment Occupational separations,
annual average
Openings, annual average Alaska Mean Wage*
SOCOccupation Title 20162026 Growth Percent Change Labor force
exits
Occupation
transfers
Total
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 26,077 26,874 797 3.1 1,245 1,812 3,057 3,137 $28.52
53-1000 Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving Workers 872 895 23 2.6 28 61 89 91 n/a
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 174 181 7 4.0 6 12 18 19 $25.69
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 386 392 6 1.6 12 27 39 40 n/a
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 312 322 10 3.2 10 22 32 33 n/a
53-2000 Air Transportation Workers 3,880 4,033 153 3.9 123 247 370 385 n/a
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 2,054 2,130 76 3.7 58 134 192 200 $148,820
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 818 876 58 7.1 24 54 78 84 $91,850
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 456 456 0 0.0 15 27 42 42 $53.97
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 69 70 1 1.4 2 4 6 6 $34.27
53-2031 Flight Attendants 483 501 18 3.7 24 28 52 54 n/a
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators 7,793 8,090 297 3.8 440 445 885 915 n/a
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 923 1,003 80 8.7 76 39 115 123 $27.23
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 1,105 1,183 78 7.1 90 47 137 145 $21.12
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 798 847 49 6.1 35 52 87 92 $15.44
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 2,924 2,946 22 0.8 124 184 308 310 $27.71
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1,526 1,565 39 2.6 66 97 163 167 $21.52
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 198 215 17 8.6 12 8 20 22 $13.72
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 315 327 12 3.8 37 18 55 56 $28.86
53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers 142 133 -9 -6.3 4 8 12 11 n/a
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers 71 66 -5 -7.0 2 4 6 6 n/a
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 30 28 -2 -6.7 1 2 3 3 n/a
53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 35 33 -2 -5.7 1 2 3 3 n/a
53-5000 Water Transportation Workers 1,707 1,759 52 3.0 64 128 192 197 n/a
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 739 764 25 3.4 30 59 89 92 $20.73
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 647 679 32 4.9 22 44 66 69 $34.89
53-5022 Motorboat Operators 38 38 0 0.0 1 3 4 4 n/a
53-5031 Ship Engineers 283 278 -5 -1.8 11 22 33 33 $30.59
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers 2,060 2,127 67 3.3 120 140 260 267 n/a
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 121 132 11 9.1 7 11 18 19 $12.89
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 259 262 3 1.2 14 28 42 42 $15.40
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 196 199 3 1.5 7 12 19 19 $50.89
53-6061 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 653 683 30 4.6 56 31 87 90 $20.75
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 816 836 20 2.5 36 57 93 95 $21.62
53-7000 Material Moving Workers 9,623 9,837 214 2.2 466 783 1,249 1,270 n/a
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 96 96 0 0.0 3 7 10 10 $37.15
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 236 247 11 4.7 9 17 26 27 $35.28
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators 25 27 2 8.0 1 2 3 3 n/a
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 359 370 11 3.1 13 27 40 41 $25.76
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 729 775 46 6.3 39 65 104 109 $14.26
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 4,294 4,428 134 3.1 216 373 589 602 $18.73
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 50 37 -13 -26.0 2 3 5 4 n/a
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 633 618 -15 -2.4 42 51 93 92 $17.25
53-7071 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 91 93 2 2.2 3 8 11 11 n/a
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 39 39 0 0.0 1 3 4 4 $25.48
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 275 283 8 2.9 13 20 33 34 $23.08
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 217 220 3 1.4 10 16 26 26 $15.70
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 2,533 2,554 21 0.8 113 187 300 302 n/a

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*2016 Alaska mean wage. For most occupations, the average wage estimate is expressed as an hourly wage. Workers in some occupations, such as teachers, typically do not work year-round and are paid salaries rather than an hourly wage. For these occupations, the average wage estimate is expressed as an average annual wage.