Alaska Occupational Forecast
2010 to 2020

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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 Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
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Total Alaska Mean Wage*
00-0000 All Occupations 323,410 362,159 12.0 38,967 96,258 135,225 n/a

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Management
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 1,968 2,252 14.4 284 501 785 $41.79
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 117 129 10.3 12 28 40 $37.75
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 446 474 6.3 28 87 115 $78.59
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,331 1,451 9.0 120 197 317 $79.85
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 580 644 11.0 64 140 204 $50.89
11-9021 Construction Managers 1,010 1,120 10.9 110 254 364 $55.52
11-9039 Education Administrators, All Other 173 194 12.1 21 50 71 $37.20
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 543 604 11.2 61 155 216 $92,100
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 202 224 10.9 22 58 80 $51.02
11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 83 95 14.5 12 25 37 $22.50
11-9161 Emergency Management Directors 92 97 5.4 5 16 21 n/a
11-9013 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 38 42 10.5 4 6 10 n/a
11-3031 Financial Managers 1,280 1,421 11.0 141 234 375 $50.61
11-9051 Food Service Managers 404 442 9.4 38 75 113 $24.91
11-9071 Gaming Managers 34 37 8.8 3 7 10 n/a
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 3,519 3,735 6.1 216 649 865 $47.33
11-3121 Human Resources Managers 362 400 10.5 38 85 123 $50.19
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 60 65 8.3 5 12 17 $51.40
11-1031 Legislators 203 209 3.0 6 46 52 $55,590
11-9081 Lodging Managers 241 270 12.0 29 66 95 $41.28
11-9199 Managers, All Other 2,179 2,409 10.6 230 486 716 $46.31
11-2021 Marketing Managers 295 331 12.2 36 82 118 $41.44
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 940 1,183 25.9 243 250 493 $52.45
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 258 271 5.0 13 74 87 $47.72
11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 121 112 -7.4 0 22 22 $21.87
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 492 547 11.2 55 103 158 $28.83
11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 202 231 14.4 29 56 85 $43.70
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 226 253 11.9 27 63 90 $51.54
11-2022 Sales Managers 670 757 13.0 87 197 284 $43.05
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 380 442 16.3 62 126 188 $30.91
11-3131 Training and Development Managers 145 169 16.6 24 37 61 $40.76
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 229 246 7.4 17 48 65 $43.12

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Business and Financial Operations
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
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Total Alaska Mean Wage*
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,945 2,195 12.9 250 428 678 $35.04
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 155 170 9.7 15 33 48 $32.84
13-2031 Budget Analysts 228 243 6.6 15 46 61 $39.44
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 1,211 1,320 9.0 109 234 343 $35.83
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 186 214 15.1 28 49 77 $33.29
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 178 188 5.6 10 29 39 $31.86
13-1041 Compliance Officers 714 774 8.4 60 143 203 $34.27
13-1051 Cost Estimators 184 205 11.4 21 34 55 $38.75
13-2051 Financial Analysts 423 465 9.9 42 89 131 $47.47
13-2061 Financial Examiners 46 54 17.4 8 10 18 $28.31
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 417 477 14.4 60 88 148 $31.31
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists 689 749 8.7 60 130 190 n/a
13-1032 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 60 64 6.7 4 15 19 n/a
13-2053 Insurance Underwriters 176 202 14.8 26 44 70 $32.52
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists 107 120 12.1 13 20 33 n/a
13-2072 Loan Officers 436 513 17.7 77 118 195 $33.11
13-1081 Logisticians 103 121 17.5 18 22 40 $40.28
13-1111 Management Analysts 275 318 15.6 43 42 85 $39.30
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 70 81 15.7 11 18 29 $30.12
13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 60 69 15.0 9 12 21 $22.46
13-2052 Personal Financial Advisors 122 165 35.2 43 16 59 $36.83
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 373 418 12.1 45 100 145 $33.22
13-2081 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 71 79 11.3 8 17 25 $40.60
13-2082 Tax Preparers 177 201 13.6 24 42 66 $24.47
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists 332 369 11.1 37 56 93 $30.83
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 78 87 11.5 9 15 24 $27.46

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Computer and Mathematical
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
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Total Alaska Mean Wage*
15-2011 Actuaries 45 50 11.1 5 11 16 n/a
15-1111 Computer and Information Research Scientists 85 97 14.1 12 15 27 $41.63
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists 337 367 8.9 30 89 119 n/a
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other 289 324 12.1 35 52 87 n/a
15-1131 Computer Programmers 731 786 7.5 55 169 224 $36.70
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 624 726 16.3 102 120 222 $35.93
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists 1,239 1,363 10.0 124 330 454 n/a
15-1141 Database Administrators 170 189 11.2 19 26 45 $35.57
15-1122 Information Security Analysts 88 91 3.4 3 13 16 n/a
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 639 720 12.7 81 105 186 $35.96
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 153 170 11.1 17 35 52 $37.26
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications 257 301 17.1 44 38 82 $37.08
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software 207 238 15.0 31 30 61 $41.14
15-2041 Statisticians 160 165 3.1 5 33 38 $45.03
15-1134 Web Developers 60 65 8.3 5 11 16 n/a

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Architecture and Engineering
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
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Total Alaska Mean Wage*
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 25 29 16.0 4 5 9 n/a
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers 42 45 7.1 3 8 11 n/a
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 311 332 6.8 21 62 83 $40.65
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 242 250 3.3 8 45 53 $31.54
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 65 71 9.2 6 13 19 $31.35
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 41 43 4.9 2 10 12 $60.70
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 550 584 6.2 34 103 137 $29.37
17-2051 Civil Engineers 736 796 8.2 60 150 210 $45.02
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 77 85 10.4 8 17 25 $39.96
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 122 126 3.3 4 19 23 n/a
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 517 556 7.5 39 96 135 $33.88
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 33 35 6.1 2 7 9 $26.86
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 265 285 7.5 20 61 81 $50.17
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 118 129 9.3 11 23 34 n/a
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 86 92 7.0 6 20 26 $48.11
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 483 518 7.2 35 91 126 $31.60
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 979 1,046 6.8 67 214 281 $58.42
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 237 263 11.0 26 46 72 $26.81
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 283 308 8.8 25 62 87 $52.27
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 243 258 6.2 15 51 66 $52.59
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 52 58 11.5 6 10 16 $41.07
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 26 28 7.7 2 4 6 $53.26
17-1012 Landscape Architects 33 35 6.1 2 6 8 $34.86
17-2131 Materials Engineers 59 66 11.9 7 17 24 $45.14
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 29 32 10.3 3 6 9 $35.32
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 78 86 10.3 8 14 22 $28.92
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 307 326 6.2 19 72 91 $49.92
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 141 163 15.6 22 32 54 $61.58
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 495 547 10.5 52 112 164 $76.46
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 335 352 5.1 17 63 80 $25.22
17-1022 Surveyors 462 498 7.8 36 100 136 $34.67

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Life, Physical, and Social Science
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 36 38 5.6 2 11 13 $18.26
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 69 75 8.7 6 18 24 $34.24
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 99 99 0.0 0 12 12 $41.93
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 72 81 12.5 9 17 26 $35.99
19-4021 Biological Technicians 507 539 6.3 32 169 201 $18.90
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 159 175 10.1 16 40 56 $27.10
19-2031 Chemists 85 91 7.1 6 21 27 $39.06
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 123 143 16.3 20 33 53 $31.03
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 355 372 4.8 17 69 86 $42.91
19-3011 Economists 63 66 4.8 3 14 17 $40.74
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 314 333 6.1 19 111 130 $20.32
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 899 961 6.9 62 213 275 $32.99
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 112 116 3.6 4 34 38 n/a
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 379 391 3.2 12 158 170 $21.06
19-1032 Foresters 156 158 1.3 2 29 31 $31.98
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 864 939 8.7 75 253 328 $28.62
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 478 514 7.5 36 115 151 $53.69
19-3093 Historians 31 32 3.2 1 8 9 n/a
19-2043 Hydrologists 46 48 4.3 2 11 13 $40.24
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 49 55 12.2 6 6 12 $28.43
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 488 521 6.8 33 206 239 $24.48
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 46 63 37.0 17 7 24 n/a
19-1022 Microbiologists 37 40 8.1 3 8 11 n/a
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 66 79 19.7 13 25 38 $37.88
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 101 104 3.0 3 42 45 n/a
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 46 51 10.9 5 20 25 $32.87
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 37 38 2.7 1 11 12 $34.34
19-3022 Survey Researchers 67 74 10.4 7 17 24 n/a
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 276 295 6.9 19 70 89 $36.06
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 937 965 3.0 28 207 235 $32.47

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Community and Social Services
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 685 798 16.5 113 171 284 $19.94
21-2011 Clergy 181 212 17.1 31 31 62 $21.48
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 806 967 20.0 161 192 353 n/a
21-1094 Community Health Workers 41 49 19.5 8 9 17 n/a
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 186 233 25.3 47 44 91 $26.15
21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education 254 280 10.2 26 47 73 $14.83
21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 527 589 11.8 62 116 178 $31.89
21-1091 Health Educators 189 243 28.6 54 44 98 $26.92
21-1022 Healthcare Social Workers 254 323 27.2 69 64 133 $24.40
21-1023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 505 641 26.9 136 194 330 $19.81
21-1014 Mental Health Counselors 332 419 26.2 87 108 195 $27.07
21-1092 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 712 793 11.4 81 157 238 n/a
21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors 322 387 20.2 65 74 139 $25.33
21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other 114 134 17.5 20 21 41 $17.64
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 1,137 1,352 18.9 215 262 477 $18.26
21-1029 Social Workers, All Other 384 481 25.3 97 98 195 $27.59
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 298 361 21.1 63 131 194 $24.17

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Legal
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
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Total Alaska Mean Wage*
23-1012 Judicial Law Clerks 35 36 2.9 1 5 6 n/a
23-1011 Lawyers 993 1,048 5.5 55 185 240 $58.12
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 562 600 6.8 38 111 149 $27.27
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 53 55 3.8 2 11 13 $30.13

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Education, Training, and Library
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
25-3011 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 164 184 12.2 20 24 44 $21.06
25-1041 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 60 67 11.7 7 10 17 n/a
25-1061 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 29 33 13.8 4 5 9 n/a
25-4011 Archivists 42 43 2.4 1 10 11 n/a
25-1062 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 33 36 9.1 3 5 8 $71,390
25-1121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 87 96 10.3 9 14 23 $75,300
25-1051 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 67 74 10.4 7 11 18 n/a
25-1042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 138 153 10.9 15 22 37 n/a
25-1011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 406 450 10.8 44 66 110 $57,290
25-2032 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 221 243 10.0 22 61 83 $71,470
25-1052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 46 51 10.9 5 7 12 n/a
25-1122 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 29 32 10.3 3 5 8 n/a
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 117 131 12.0 14 19 33 $97,210
25-4012 Curators 55 59 7.3 4 15 19 $29.89
25-1063 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 33 37 12.1 4 5 9 n/a
25-1081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 152 168 10.5 16 24 40 $76,400
25-9099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 820 919 12.1 99 183 282 $11.57
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 2,937 3,368 14.7 431 671 1,102 $67,110
25-1032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 109 121 11.0 12 18 30 n/a
25-1123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 124 138 11.3 14 20 34 $80,380
25-1053 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 48 53 10.4 5 8 13 n/a
25-1124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 38 42 10.5 4 6 10 n/a
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 201 245 21.9 44 29 73 n/a
25-1125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 29 32 10.3 3 5 8 n/a
25-1192 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 26 28 7.7 2 4 6 n/a
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 353 396 12.2 43 77 120 $27.51
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 206 236 14.6 30 56 86 $66,600
25-4021 Librarians 318 347 9.1 29 83 112 $28.93
25-1082 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 44 49 11.4 5 7 12 n/a
25-4031 Library Technicians 170 187 10.0 17 66 83 $19.89
25-1022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 180 200 11.1 20 29 49 $87,270
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 843 966 14.6 123 192 315 $64,700
25-4013 Museum Technicians and Conservators 76 83 9.2 7 21 28 $26.27
25-1072 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 126 154 22.2 28 26 54 $76,990
25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 38 42 10.5 4 6 10 n/a
25-1065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 90 99 10.0 9 15 24 n/a
25-1199 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 498 542 8.8 44 80 124 $50,520
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 634 750 18.3 116 173 289 $16.46
25-1066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 63 70 11.1 7 10 17 n/a
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,504 1,670 11.0 166 420 586 $67,990
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 364 408 12.1 44 55 99 $23.67
25-1113 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 36 40 11.1 4 6 10 n/a
25-2059 Special Education Teachers, All Other 226 253 11.9 27 67 94 n/a
25-2052 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 348 391 12.4 43 103 146 n/a
25-2053 Special Education Teachers, Middle School 106 121 14.2 15 33 48 $68,300
25-2051 Special Education Teachers, Preschool 109 127 16.5 18 33 51 n/a
25-2054 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 191 212 11.0 21 58 79 $69,290
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 4,500 5,072 12.7 572 2,317 2,889 $33,510
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 3,503 3,924 12.0 421 792 1,213 n/a
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 268 296 10.4 28 43 71 $39.60

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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
27-2011 Actors 95 105 10.5 10 27 37 n/a
27-1011 Art Directors 26 27 3.8 1 6 7 n/a
27-2021 Athletes and Sports Competitors 38 41 7.9 3 9 12 n/a
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 153 160 4.6 7 41 48 $18.45
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 115 112 -2.6 0 31 31 $18.57
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 45 46 2.2 1 7 8 n/a
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 369 421 14.1 52 98 150 $41,040
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 29 31 6.9 2 6 8 n/a
27-2031 Dancers 168 184 9.5 16 67 83 $16.19
27-1029 Designers, All Other 70 77 10.0 7 20 27 n/a
27-3041 Editors 152 152 0.0 0 41 41 $26.53
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 57 64 12.3 7 15 22 n/a
27-1023 Floral Designers 96 96 0.0 0 32 32 $12.34
27-1024 Graphic Designers 169 174 3.0 5 47 52 $26.44
27-1025 Interior Designers 33 37 12.1 4 8 12 $28.07
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 68 78 14.7 10 18 28 $24.82
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 63 67 6.3 4 10 14 $18.91
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 263 281 6.8 18 67 85 $24.40
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 376 412 9.6 36 153 189 $16.92
27-1014 Multimedia Artists and Animators 30 34 13.3 4 6 10 n/a
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 40 46 15.0 6 9 15 n/a
27-4021 Photographers 40 40 0.0 0 4 4 $17.86
27-2012 Producers and Directors 94 96 2.1 2 27 29 $22.64
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 328 358 9.1 30 87 117 $28.93
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 213 213 0.0 0 56 56 $18.18
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 155 143 -7.7 0 58 58 $20.19
27-3042 Technical Writers 119 132 10.9 13 23 36 $33.22
27-2023 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 187 207 10.7 20 50 70 $37,170
27-3043 Writers and Authors 54 57 5.6 3 14 17 $29.53

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
29-1061 Anesthesiologists 25 33 32.0 8 6 14 n/a
29-9091 Athletic Trainers 37 42 13.5 5 11 16 $36,340
29-2031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 54 72 33.3 18 9 27 $38.61
29-1011 Chiropractors 60 80 33.3 20 13 33 $75.68
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 546 733 34.2 187 124 311 $36.45
29-1021 Dentists, General 140 175 25.0 35 42 77 $89.76
29-2032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 75 100 33.3 25 13 38 $37.41
29-2051 Dietetic Technicians 27 35 29.6 8 5 13 $17.61
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 144 181 25.7 37 42 79 $30.56
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 440 543 23.4 103 94 197 $24.79
29-1062 Family and General Practitioners 386 499 29.3 113 85 198 $97.19
29-1199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 168 216 28.6 48 35 83 $40.67
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 360 471 30.8 111 77 188 n/a
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 439 547 24.6 108 95 203 n/a
29-1063 Internists, General 90 114 26.7 24 19 43 $115.25
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 619 783 26.5 164 180 344 $25.23
29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 25 33 32.0 8 5 13 n/a
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 353 444 25.8 91 76 167 $24.74
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 280 351 25.4 71 59 130 $32.09
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 491 626 27.5 135 108 243 $19.59
29-2033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 39 50 28.2 11 6 17 n/a
29-1161 Nurse Midwives 43 59 37.2 16 9 25 n/a
29-1171 Nurse Practitioners 199 260 30.7 61 39 100 n/a
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 28 36 28.6 8 6 14 n/a
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 214 232 8.4 18 64 82 $33.91
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 104 114 9.6 10 36 46 $30.42
29-1122 Occupational Therapists 185 236 27.6 51 38 89 $36.08
29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing 162 216 33.3 54 36 90 $19.60
29-1041 Optometrists 30 41 36.7 11 10 21 $76.96
29-1065 Pediatricians, General 42 55 31.0 13 9 22 $95.60
29-1051 Pharmacists 367 459 25.1 92 101 193 $62.10
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 547 680 24.3 133 102 235 $19.00
29-1123 Physical Therapists 399 529 32.6 130 52 182 $43.25
29-1071 Physician Assistants 338 441 30.5 103 70 173 $46.46
29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 233 304 30.5 71 51 122 $107.13
29-2053 Psychiatric Technicians 372 462 24.2 90 70 160 $19.74
29-1066 Psychiatrists 61 77 26.2 16 13 29 $100.75
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists 431 564 30.9 133 75 208 n/a
29-1125 Recreational Therapists 173 232 34.1 59 56 115 $24.46
29-1141 Registered Nurses 4,862 6,208 27.7 1,346 968 2,314 n/a
29-1126 Respiratory Therapists 168 224 33.3 56 35 91 $32.32
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 208 249 19.7 41 43 84 $37.94
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 144 188 30.6 44 27 71 $25.79
29-1129 Therapists, All Other 137 182 32.8 45 30 75 n/a
29-1131 Veterinarians 115 133 15.7 18 23 41 $43.66
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 161 186 15.5 25 29 54 $18.93

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Healthcare Support
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
31-9091 Dental Assistants 1,006 1,342 33.4 336 238 574 $20.18
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,050 1,381 31.5 331 225 556 n/a
31-1011 Home Health Aides 1,843 2,537 37.7 694 422 1,116 $13.79
31-9011 Massage Therapists 306 402 31.4 96 53 149 $40.44
31-9092 Medical Assistants 1,090 1,438 31.9 348 307 655 $19.18
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 72 90 25.0 18 19 37 $19.12
31-9094 Medical Transcriptionists 119 143 20.2 24 21 45 $21.61
31-1014 Nursing Assistants 1,965 2,475 26.0 510 445 955 n/a
31-1015 Orderlies 50 66 32.0 16 11 27 n/a
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides 84 106 26.2 22 21 43 $19.67
31-9097 Phlebotomists 66 88 33.3 22 14 36 n/a
31-2022 Physical Therapist Aides 62 82 32.3 20 9 29 $16.92
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 57 76 33.3 19 9 28 $26.93
31-1013 Psychiatric Aides 169 199 17.8 30 52 82 $17.78
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 210 244 16.2 34 34 68 $14.10

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Protective Service
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
33-9011 Animal Control Workers 51 55 7.8 4 11 15 n/a
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 900 960 6.7 60 158 218 $27.71
33-9091 Crossing Guards 357 397 11.2 40 110 150 $18.50
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 412 428 3.9 16 91 107 $51.32
33-2021 Fire Inspectors and Investigators 25 27 8.0 2 6 8 n/a
33-2011 Firefighters 872 948 8.7 76 243 319 $23.18
33-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 62 67 8.1 5 21 26 $39.65
33-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 162 172 6.2 10 50 60 $40.00
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 262 281 7.3 19 79 98 $42.24
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 76 87 14.5 11 24 35 $31.35
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service 485 523 7.8 38 313 351 $12.61
33-3041 Parking Enforcement Workers 28 30 7.1 2 7 9 n/a
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 1,188 1,276 7.4 88 321 409 $34.73
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 376 424 12.8 48 246 294 $21.11
33-9032 Security Guards 2,090 2,367 13.3 277 646 923 $17.60
33-9093 Transportation Security Screeners 190 192 1.1 2 46 48 $20.92

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Food Preparation and Serving Related
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
35-3011 Bartenders 1,823 2,060 13.0 237 880 1,117 $11.87
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 372 416 11.8 44 67 111 $24.57
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 5,094 5,666 11.2 572 2,603 3,175 $10.24
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 807 938 16.2 131 180 311 $15.59
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 515 551 7.0 36 107 143 $10.22
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 807 919 13.9 112 247 359 $16.86
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 1,976 2,228 12.8 252 609 861 $13.78
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 321 347 8.1 26 69 95 $12.52
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 1,227 1,321 7.7 94 896 990 $10.41
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 777 865 11.3 88 515 603 $9.92
35-9021 Dishwashers 1,258 1,409 12.0 151 773 924 $10.23
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 708 786 11.0 78 153 231 $16.26
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 858 921 7.3 63 427 490 $12.97
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 2,518 2,820 12.0 302 1,421 1,723 $12.43
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 565 637 12.7 72 204 276 $12.00
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 726 807 11.2 81 518 599 $9.47
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 4,040 4,500 11.4 460 2,062 2,522 $10.40

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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 447 503 12.5 56 81 137 n/a
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 349 377 8.0 28 85 113 $19.58
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 173 197 13.9 24 23 47 $23.14
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 746 840 12.6 94 133 227 $17.78
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5,655 6,213 9.9 558 1,435 1,993 $14.52
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 794 899 13.2 105 191 296 $15.00
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,390 3,812 12.4 422 868 1,290 $11.10
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 25 29 16.0 4 10 14 n/a
37-3013 Tree Trimmers and Pruners 71 81 14.1 10 17 27 n/a

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Personal Care and Service
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 425 472 11.1 47 283 330 $11.50
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 281 313 11.4 32 72 104 $11.75
39-5011 Barbers 27 28 3.7 1 5 6 $17.60
39-9011 Childcare Workers 2,103 2,396 13.9 293 1,088 1,381 $11.44
39-6012 Concierges 48 54 12.5 6 11 17 $15.38
39-3099 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 82 93 13.4 11 45 56 $13.50
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 289 327 13.1 38 71 109 $22.27
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 639 728 13.9 89 164 253 $17.86
39-4021 Funeral Attendants 44 61 38.6 17 24 41 n/a
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 465 496 6.7 31 255 286 $11.18
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 223 249 11.7 26 98 124 $13.13
39-3019 Gaming Service Workers, All Other 302 326 7.9 24 92 116 $16.71
39-1011 Gaming Supervisors 56 61 8.9 5 10 15 n/a
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 663 752 13.4 89 171 260 $13.54
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 84 95 13.1 11 21 32 $14.17
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 209 239 14.4 30 63 93 $11.63
39-9021 Personal Care Aides 3,692 5,167 40.0 1,475 1,288 2,763 $13.53
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 485 587 21.0 102 112 214 $14.99
39-9032 Recreation Workers 771 847 9.9 76 123 199 $17.17
39-9041 Residential Advisors 143 165 15.4 22 60 82 $14.57
39-5094 Skincare Specialists 36 43 19.4 7 7 14 $22.68
39-7011 Tour Guides and Escorts 696 798 14.7 102 433 535 $14.81
39-7012 Travel Guides 177 200 13.0 23 70 93 $25.23
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 129 142 10.1 13 92 105 $9.72

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Sales and Related
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 253 253 0.0 0 73 73 $22.89
41-2011 Cashiers 8,629 9,246 7.2 617 5,625 6,242 $12.00
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 1,323 1,391 5.1 68 456 524 $14.12
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 318 342 7.5 24 127 151 $13.74
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 50 53 6.0 3 12 15 $13.29
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 208 225 8.2 17 51 68 $28.48
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2,080 2,314 11.3 234 490 724 $20.57
41-2012 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 82 82 0.0 0 52 52 $10.20
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 394 482 22.3 88 95 183 $26.78
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 750 861 14.8 111 348 459 $17.79
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 75 84 12.0 9 17 26 $32.92
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 10,751 11,990 11.5 1,239 4,187 5,426 $13.24
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,019 1,124 10.3 105 231 336 n/a
41-9031 Sales Engineers 45 49 8.9 4 13 17 n/a
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 916 1,027 12.1 111 275 386 $30.23
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1,026 1,133 10.4 107 241 348 $26.24
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 382 414 8.4 32 89 121 $39.86
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 291 342 17.5 51 83 134 $36.57
41-9041 Telemarketers 60 66 10.0 6 14 20 $13.72
41-3041 Travel Agents 148 160 8.1 12 29 41 $16.89

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Office and Administrative Support
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 495 574 16.0 79 99 178 $20.31
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks 1,308 1,563 19.5 255 330 585 $19.68
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4,645 5,163 11.2 518 951 1,469 $20.26
43-4011 Brokerage Clerks 30 35 16.7 5 8 13 $23.91
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 1,052 1,226 16.5 174 266 440 $17.62
43-9011 Computer Operators 192 195 1.6 3 16 19 $24.26
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 40 42 5.0 2 10 12 n/a
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 288 315 9.4 27 83 110 $16.72
43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 728 770 5.8 42 199 241 $20.73
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 38 42 10.5 4 11 15 $17.55
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 3,594 4,135 15.1 541 1,058 1,599 $17.92
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 285 301 5.6 16 43 59 $17.66
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 470 508 8.1 38 88 126 $21.25
43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 992 1,061 7.0 69 265 334 $23.62
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 3,808 4,236 11.2 428 781 1,209 $23.96
43-4071 File Clerks 569 565 -0.7 0 79 79 $16.39
43-3099 Financial Clerks, All Other 466 514 10.3 48 45 93 n/a
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,382 2,697 13.2 315 649 964 $27.32
43-3041 Gaming Cage Workers 40 43 7.5 3 7 10 n/a
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 1,050 1,188 13.1 138 434 572 $12.65
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 544 587 7.9 43 151 194 $20.13
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 1,090 1,206 10.6 116 308 424 $20.50
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 187 221 18.2 34 60 94 $23.14
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 558 578 3.6 20 111 131 $18.89
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 523 529 1.1 6 101 107 $22.89
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 419 460 9.8 41 191 232 $16.73
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 390 437 12.1 47 74 121 $18.26
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 207 210 1.4 3 49 52 $15.55
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 490 647 32.0 157 109 266 $19.37
43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities 57 61 7.0 4 17 21 $23.65
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 35 40 14.3 5 9 14 $14.91
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 4,408 5,100 15.7 692 467 1,159 n/a
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,635 7,318 10.3 683 1,627 2,310 $17.66
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 39 39 0.0 0 10 10 $16.97
43-4151 Order Clerks 347 355 2.3 8 97 105 $17.03
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 548 594 8.4 46 107 153 $20.85
43-5031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 349 379 8.6 30 88 118 $21.62
43-5051 Postal Service Clerks 403 379 -6.0 0 88 88 $24.50
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 400 369 -7.8 0 121 121 $26.35
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 395 364 -7.8 0 39 39 $18.53
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 345 374 8.4 29 137 166 $22.09
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 376 413 9.8 37 98 135 $23.04
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 3,066 3,619 18.0 553 1,131 1,684 $15.04
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 1,218 1,382 13.5 164 237 401 $15.13
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,383 3,633 7.4 250 674 924 $18.18
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1,038 1,120 7.9 82 263 345 $18.59
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 119 123 3.4 4 28 32 n/a
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3,322 3,628 9.2 306 1,006 1,312 $14.11
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 186 186 0.0 0 34 34 $15.26
43-2021 Telephone Operators 112 120 7.1 8 29 37 n/a
43-3071 Tellers 1,225 1,411 15.2 186 638 824 $14.25
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 50 55 10.0 5 19 24 $15.54
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 60 61 1.7 1 4 5 $17.54

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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
45-2099 Agricultural Workers, All Other 95 105 10.5 10 30 40 n/a
45-4021 Fallers 88 80 -9.1 0 19 19 n/a
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 308 347 12.7 39 116 155 $12.40
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 66 73 10.6 7 28 35 n/a
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 125 126 0.8 1 32 33 n/a
45-3011 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers 461 498 8.0 37 159 196 n/a
45-4011 Forest and Conservation Workers 252 258 2.4 6 61 67 n/a
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 40 40 0.0 0 9 9 n/a
45-3021 Hunters and Trappers 41 46 12.2 5 11 16 n/a
45-4023 Log Graders and Scalers 33 34 3.0 1 7 8 n/a
45-4022 Logging Equipment Operators 77 69 -10.4 0 17 17 $21.47

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Construction and Extraction
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
47-2011 Boilermakers 110 114 3.6 4 37 41 n/a
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 54 59 9.3 5 11 16 $25.45
47-2031 Carpenters 2,770 3,089 11.5 319 599 918 $29.98
47-2041 Carpet Installers 68 73 7.4 5 14 19 n/a
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 190 209 10.0 19 30 49 $30.86
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 321 351 9.3 30 94 124 $32.55
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 594 662 11.4 68 92 160 n/a
47-2061 Construction Laborers 3,564 3,973 11.5 409 1,093 1,502 $21.89
47-5041 Continuous Mining Machine Operators 72 88 22.2 16 16 32 $25.52
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 62 66 6.5 4 12 16 $29.09
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 132 145 9.8 13 37 50 n/a
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 115 126 9.6 11 25 36 $24.22
47-2111 Electricians 2,163 2,348 8.6 185 586 771 $35.71
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 40 47 17.5 7 8 15 $29.81
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 207 243 17.4 36 46 82 $26.62
47-4031 Fence Erectors 61 66 8.2 5 16 21 n/a
47-2121 Glaziers 124 137 10.5 13 47 60 $22.57
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 262 300 14.5 38 95 133 $29.72
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 468 518 10.7 50 124 174 $18.63
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 37 43 16.2 6 13 19 n/a
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 366 423 15.6 57 133 190 $15.91
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 172 186 8.1 14 60 74 $21.75
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 299 325 8.7 26 120 146 $20.02
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 70 73 4.3 3 24 27 n/a
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 127 141 11.0 14 44 58 $19.99
47-3016 Helpers--Roofers 36 37 2.8 1 12 13 n/a
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 186 201 8.1 15 56 71 $22.10
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 168 179 6.5 11 66 77 $22.56
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical 103 112 8.7 9 40 49 n/a
47-5042 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 42 50 19.0 8 9 17 n/a
47-5049 Mining Machine Operators, All Other 243 279 14.8 36 54 90 $22.24
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 3,233 3,514 8.7 281 979 1,260 $29.77
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 427 471 10.3 44 92 136 $23.98
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 108 119 10.2 11 21 32 $23.48
47-2072 Pile-Driver Operators 69 75 8.7 6 14 20 $33.25
47-2151 Pipelayers 31 34 9.7 3 8 11 n/a
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons 26 27 3.8 1 5 6 n/a
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,595 1,741 9.2 146 463 609 $34.42
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 113 99 -12.4 0 26 26 n/a
47-5061 Roof Bolters, Mining 27 33 22.2 6 6 12 $26.92
47-2181 Roofers 279 299 7.2 20 57 77 $25.96
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 285 307 7.7 22 60 82 $33.24
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 1,498 1,600 6.8 102 315 417 $25.49
47-4071 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 70 76 8.6 6 17 23 $27.76
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 842 899 6.8 57 177 234 $25.95
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 325 344 5.8 19 53 72 $29.49
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 296 320 8.1 24 62 86 $30.50
47-1011 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 970 1,071 10.4 101 225 326 $39.41
47-2082 Tapers 32 35 9.4 3 9 12 n/a
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 63 70 11.1 7 15 22 n/a

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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 1,130 1,249 10.5 119 290 409 $30.22
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 232 249 7.3 17 54 71 $28.31
49-3022 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 40 41 2.5 1 12 13 $17.17
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,589 1,704 7.2 115 409 524 $24.53
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 175 181 3.4 6 43 49 $28.52
49-3091 Bicycle Repairers 42 48 14.3 6 12 18 n/a
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 705 771 9.4 66 151 217 $26.88
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 89 103 15.7 14 18 32 n/a
49-9092 Commercial Divers 45 49 8.9 4 7 11 n/a
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 144 149 3.5 5 35 40 $21.65
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 127 137 7.9 10 23 33 $36.61
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 151 157 4.0 6 34 40 n/a
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 217 225 3.7 8 50 58 $32.18
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 120 128 6.7 8 29 37 $37.92
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 329 362 10.0 33 97 130 $35.28
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 32 36 12.5 4 8 12 n/a
49-2097 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 50 55 10.0 5 11 16 $19.76
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 722 789 9.3 67 190 257 $35.71
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 294 326 10.9 32 52 84 $30.46
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 801 879 9.7 78 369 447 $16.20
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers 63 68 7.9 5 11 16 $18.77
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 369 421 14.1 52 70 122 $27.66
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 1,577 1,693 7.4 116 292 408 n/a
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 37 42 13.5 5 7 12 $19.84
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3,212 3,547 10.4 335 602 937 $21.88
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 319 348 9.1 29 57 86 $26.78
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 45 57 26.7 12 15 27 $30.07
49-9044 Millwrights 192 222 15.6 30 41 71 $29.71
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 774 865 11.8 91 203 294 $31.34
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians 43 50 16.3 7 10 17 $23.35
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics 51 58 13.7 7 13 20 n/a
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 118 132 11.9 14 29 43 n/a
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 46 49 6.5 3 12 15 $31.89
49-2021 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers 31 34 9.7 3 6 9 $29.98
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 54 51 -5.6 0 13 13 n/a
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 56 64 14.3 8 14 22 $19.30
49-9096 Riggers 49 53 8.2 4 9 13 $25.39
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 126 142 12.7 16 32 48 $23.68
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 726 782 7.7 56 114 170 $30.14
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 464 497 7.1 33 86 119 $32.42
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 316 357 13.0 41 83 124 $13.13

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Production
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 110 121 10.0 11 22 33 $16.54
51-3011 Bakers 417 441 5.8 24 145 169 $15.25
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 207 219 5.8 12 59 71 $19.08
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 56 67 19.6 11 14 25 $22.25
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 80 93 16.3 13 25 38 $26.01
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 58 57 -1.7 0 13 13 n/a
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 28 31 10.7 3 4 7 n/a
51-9081 Dental Laboratory Technicians 42 51 21.4 9 14 23 $25.53
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 44 10.0 4 4 8 n/a
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 29 32 10.3 3 6 9 n/a
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 771 790 2.5 19 146 165 $36.67
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 364 369 1.4 5 139 144 $12.00
51-3099 Food Processing Workers, All Other 74 81 9.5 7 11 18 n/a
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 118 130 10.2 12 39 51 $38.97
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 80 91 13.8 11 19 30 $15.16
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 576 614 6.6 38 124 162 $30.12
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 377 362 -4.0 0 90 90 $12.99
51-4041 Machinists 186 195 4.8 9 33 42 $29.46
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 6,736 6,843 1.6 107 3,615 3,722 $9.89
51-9082 Medical Appliance Technicians 31 39 25.8 8 10 18 n/a
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 38 39 2.6 1 11 12 $23.01
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 93 94 1.1 1 23 24 $13.61
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 58 59 1.7 1 11 12 $22.81
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 383 388 1.3 5 121 126 $33.50
51-9151 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 56 59 5.4 3 9 12 $14.42
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 167 184 10.2 17 53 70 $35.60
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 34 37 8.8 3 10 13 $39.64
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 395 420 6.3 25 118 143 $26.87
51-5113 Print Binding and Finishing Workers 81 76 -6.2 0 30 30 $16.85
51-5112 Printing Press Operators 120 114 -5.0 0 20 20 $23.03
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 487 526 8.0 39 72 111 n/a
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 38 38 0.0 0 8 8 n/a
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 43 53 23.3 10 8 18 $20.35
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 57 52 -8.8 0 4 4 $16.63
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 73 83 13.7 10 16 26 $30.94
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 90 99 10.0 9 18 27 $21.40
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 587 650 10.7 63 154 217 $27.23
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 681 751 10.3 70 180 250 $33.36
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 32 34 6.3 2 6 8 $22.38
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other 44 51 15.9 7 11 18 n/a
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 150 171 14.0 21 34 55 $20.17

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Transportation and Material Moving
  Employment Openings 
SOCOccupation Title 20102020 Percent Change GrowthReplace-
ment
Total Alaska Mean Wage*
53-2021 Air Traffic Controllers 427 432 1.2 5 132 137 $51.27
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 113 126 11.5 13 22 35 $24.40
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists 360 371 3.1 11 106 117 $29.51
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 1,625 1,812 11.5 187 500 687 $140,850
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 385 412 7.0 27 175 202 $11.13
53-3022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 1,087 1,170 7.6 83 209 292 $17.40
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 663 740 11.6 77 131 208 $17.03
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 612 678 10.8 66 232 298 $33.21
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 601 666 10.8 65 276 341 $12.05
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 876 987 12.7 111 314 425 $73,700
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 29 33 13.8 4 8 12 $17.87
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 110 118 7.3 8 28 36 $34.53
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 981 1,088 10.9 107 397 504 $15.74
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 206 228 10.7 22 62 84 $28.24
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 286 320 11.9 34 57 91 $25.13
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 356 381 7.0 25 70 95 $32.48
53-2031 Flight Attendants 358 408 14.0 50 71 121 $39,870
53-7071 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 117 127 8.5 10 33 43 n/a
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 2,740 3,011 9.9 271 554 825 $24.65
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 521 591 13.4 70 153 223 $18.82
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 4,431 4,853 9.5 422 2,242 2,664 $16.00
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1,477 1,619 9.6 142 296 438 $20.70
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers 88 77 -12.5 0 22 22 n/a
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 55 57 3.6 2 7 9 n/a
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 777 850 9.4 73 115 188 $28.45
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 131 148 13.0 17 26 43 $25.20
53-5022 Motorboat Operators 38 42 10.5 4 13 17 n/a
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 778 820 5.4 42 269 311 $13.07
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 136 144 5.9 8 60 68 $11.35
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 71 77 8.5 6 21 27 $23.53
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 73 63 -13.7 0 21 21 n/a
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 381 423 11.0 42 114 156 $18.74
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 538 587 9.1 49 235 284 $22.98
53-5031 Ship Engineers 294 318 8.2 24 90 114 $34.21
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 393 420 6.9 27 116 143 $20.66
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 204 230 12.7 26 41 67 $13.65
53-6061 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 674 728 8.0 54 130 184 $12.41
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 247 257 4.0 10 60 70 $48.78
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 681 755 10.9 74 209 283 $19.69

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*2012 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.