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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"

Alaska Local and Regional Information

Please note: There is an important distinction between the local/regional employment data and our “standard” employment series. Read more here.

Alaska Occupations

Occupations    (Text file of all years)

2013 Occupations
 Number of workers FemaleMaleAge 45 and overAge 50 and over
Retail Salespersons 10,716 6,2464,470 2,9982,388
Cashiers 8,301 5,5222,779 2,1751,602
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other oil and gas occupation 6,337 4,9531,384 2,2321,663
Office Clerks, General 5,600 4,4541,146 2,1441,623
Personal Care Aides 5,572 4,3521,220 2,2531,728
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5,421 1,9763,445 2,6502,050
Construction Laborers oil and gas occupation 5,389 5764,813 1,449979
Teacher Assistants 5,006 4,157849 2,4991,893
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 4,777 2,9091,868 1,017810
Registered Nurses TOP JOB 4,618 4,149469 2,4501,950
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4,351 3,756595 2,0351,531
General and Operations Managers oil and gas occupation maritime occupation TOP JOB 4,136 1,5382,598 2,4551,879
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 3,834 1,3432,490 1,7541,326
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand oil and gas occupation 3,827 4913,336 1,094762
Waiters and Waitresses 3,561 2,597964 641440
Food Preparation Workers 3,428 1,7781,650 740555
Teachers and Instructors, All Other 3,392 2,453939 1,9471,603
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 3,384 1843,200 1,7441,313
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants TOP JOB 3,347 2,948399 1,6551,278
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,235 2,495740 1,296977
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,089 2,788301 1,4081,065
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3,084 1752,909 1,7191,303
Carpenters oil and gas occupation maritime occupation TOP JOB 3,000 732,927 1,178845
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers oil and gas occupation 2,846 1152,731 1,5291,178
Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,784 2,530254 832651
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,633 6062,027 776587
Managers, All Other oil and gas occupation 2,603 1,1191,484 1,5641,191
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education TOP JOB 2,561 2,034527 1,238896
Customer Service Representatives 2,443 1,844599 710535
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education TOP JOB 2,146 1,308838 1,008692
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 2,119 9621,157 721538
Electricians oil and gas occupation maritime occupation TOP JOB 2,079 772,002 762543
Transportation Workers, All Other oil and gas occupation 2,039 5221,517 900664
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers TOP JOB 1,974 1,492482 957736
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,974 1,071903 823597
Security Guards 1,893 3471,546 825652
Childcare Workers 1,875 1,670205 401303
Nursing Assistants 1,838 1,610228 607461
Cooks, Restaurant 1,771 4051,366 483342
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 1,710 1,383327 198144
Accountants and Auditors TOP JOB 1,666 1,228438 834618
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,590 451,545 550372
Home Health Aides 1,578 1,194384 703528
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 1,530 837693 354251
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 1,526 989537 870675
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 1,437 341,403 510370
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1,430 593837 443307
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 1,369 1,141228 490363
Chief Executives maritime occupation TOP JOB 1,367 541826 1,054859
Bartenders 1,335 965370 449328
Medical Assistants 1,310 1,173137 256167
Correctional Officers and Jailers TOP JOB 1,307 3071,000 523347
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers TOP JOB 1,259 1621,097 348182
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1,255 1951,060 274200
Billing and Posting Clerks 1,218 1,101117 483364
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1,215 1381,077 443342
Dishwashers 1,193 223970 261200
Administrative Services Managers TOP JOB 1,170 766404 642498
Financial Managers TOP JOB 1,131 705426 643480
Material Moving Workers, All Other 1,125 1041,021 445338
Tellers 1,111 932179 189136
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other oil and gas occupation 1,099 601,039 553434
Construction Managers oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 1,088 94994 663516
Engineers, All Other oil and gas occupation 1,081 192889 481355
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 1,033 804229 410311
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1,026 284742 479363
Counter and Rental Clerks 1,025 555470 219163
Cargo and Freight Agents 1,025 236789 375293
Dental Assistants 998 94256 244169
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 996 181815 299231
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 985 676309 466353
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 977 755222 5741
Construction and Related Workers, All Other 967 94873 428328
Production Workers, All Other oil and gas occupation 966 131835 413315
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 951 528423 313218
Computer User Support Specialists 948 215733 299213
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers TOP JOB 931 64867 496341
Lawyers 928 467461 434326
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 928 558370 388320
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 927 769158 368281
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 923 343580 605498
Firefighters 916 142774 285198
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians TOP JOB 905 39866 446332
Medical and Health Services Managers TOP JOB 877 698179 554443
Financial Clerks, All Other 866 499367 191145
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas oil and gas occupation 854 36818 216160
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 848 67781 252192
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 846 34812 530414
Driver/Sales Workers 837 163674 288220
Civil Engineers oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 831 155676 397313
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 809 253556 527438
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 797 575222 195142
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 794 306488 7350
Cooks, All Other 786 432354 403309
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks oil and gas occupation 777 198579 266217
Social and Human Service Assistants 776 595181 307244
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers TOP JOB 776 99677 417316
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 758 468290 371247
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators oil and gas occupation 738 53685 359267
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 716 12704 327239
Packers and Packagers, Hand 711 157554 9669
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 704 32672 210152
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 704 66638 13790
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants 694 356338 324277
Network and Computer Systems Administrators TOP JOB 692 87605 277185
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 692 352340 262200
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 690 528162 339263
Parts Salespersons 690 108582 244184
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 681 58497 314243
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists maritime occupation TOP JOB 680 19661 327233
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 673 90583 214157
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 672 399273 357264
Human Resources Specialists TOP JOB 672 538134 319225
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 670 63733 208135
Recreation Workers 662 332330 164127
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 654 525129 240183
Civil Engineering Technicians TOP JOB 650 168482 207159
Sailors and Marine Oilers oil and gas occupation maritime occupation 645 87558 284216
Sales Managers TOP JOB 634 182452 339243
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers TOP JOB 632 28604 426323
Medical Secretaries 630 59634 230173
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 629 68561 12489
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists maritime occupation TOP JOB 586 188398 248181
Computer Programmers 577 126451 291224
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors TOP JOB 575 416159 278211
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 572 312260 409336
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 570 467103 291231
Food Service Managers TOP JOB 562 268294 214153
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers oil and gas occupation maritime occupation TOP JOB 555 11544 199134
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 550 263287 368276
Pharmacy Technicians 545 422123 142105
Financial Specialists, All Other 536 409127 211154
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 513 44964 213155
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers oil and gas occupation 511 64447 13694
Biological Technicians maritime occupation 511 215296 147120
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 508 64444 314249
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 504 45153 271214
Mining Machine Operators, All Other 501 29472 172125
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 497 347150 161112
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 495 35460 211140
Legal Secretaries 494 45242 244195
File Clerks 491 40586 145106
Computer and Information Systems Managers TOP JOB 490 130360 287199
Geological and Petroleum Technicians oil and gas occupation 489 50439 157112
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers maritime occupation 488 114374 131100
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance oil and gas occupation 484 242242 199144
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 481 42754 238176
Tour Guides and Escorts 481 210271 143122
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 475 39976 245188
Power Plant Operators 472 13459 244183
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 461 310151 211178
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 461 318143 173133
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 456 40056 160121
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 448 38959 246200
Loan Officers 448 299149 186146
Compliance Officers oil and gas occupation TOP JOB 448 225223 263194
Commercial Pilots TOP JOB 446 25421 238186
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 446 31415 207155
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 443 192251 289225
Dental Hygienists TOP JOB 443 42518 215152
Bill and Account Collectors 433 34984 169117
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other oil and gas occupation 433 122311 175130
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 430 159271 163119
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service 426 183243 6146
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels oil and gas occupation maritime occupation TOP JOB 425 32393 211174
Social Workers, All Other 424 32797 202167
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 418 237181 228185
Helpers--Carpenters 418 44374 9273
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 408 291117 12892
Coaches and Scouts 408 211197 13199
Bakers 407 236171 168130
Insurance Sales Agents 403 32182 147105
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 395 8387 175130
Order Clerks 392 235157 142109
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 392 231161 142100
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 389 21368 164127
Roofers 386 9377 8755
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 384 35133 12390
Massage Therapists TOP JOB 383 34340 10378
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other oil and gas occupation 381 168213 8160
Mental Health Counselors 381 270111 202148
Library Assistants, Clerical 379 33445 233181
Maintenance Workers, Machinery maritime occupation 378 14364 185132
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 377 140237 7664
Sheet Metal Workers 374 18356 12888
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 374 32549 200157
Computer Systems Analysts TOP JOB 369 131238 163120
Social and Community Service Managers 368 28187 217165
Surveyors 368 30338 185148
Cooks, Short Order 366 128238 7045
Protective Service Workers, All Other 364 133231 12496
Physician Assistants 364 232132 193154
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 359 27089 12384
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 356 117239 147107
Radiologic Technologists 356 235121 181142
Instructional Coordinators 356 26591 216159
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 356 147209 9271
Flight Attendants TOP JOB 356 32234 171120
Extraction Workers, All Other 348 28320 11985
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 347 104243 8859
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers oil and gas occupation 340 11329 170122
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 338 26771 12495
Counselors, All Other 335 25184 137105
Human Resources Managers TOP JOB 334 25282 202145
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 333 24489 187155
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers oil and gas occupation 331 50281 12291
Tire Repairers and Changers 330 14316 4224
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers maritime occupation 327 14313 141104
Chefs and Head Cooks 324 99225 168134
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers oil and gas occupation 323 112211 160132
Petroleum Engineers oil and gas occupation 321 50271 141106
Physical Therapists 320 25466 14796
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 318 17301 10469
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 317 54263 6444
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 317 26291 12188
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 313 171142 9479
Financial Analysts 311 188123 146107
Special Education Teachers, All Other 311 24566 145109
Computer Network Support Specialists 310 43267 10470
Training and Development Specialists 306 138168 154107
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 304 82222 12791
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 304 143161 3935
Couriers and Messengers 303 91212 11884
Health Educators 302 26636 152111
Gaming Service Workers, All Other 301 21487 8666
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists oil and gas occupation 301 77224 163126
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 300 21783 12596
Psychiatric Technicians 296 186110 9468
Data Entry Keyers 290 20090 10174
Architectural and Engineering Managers oil and gas occupation 290 28262 189146
Pharmacists 288 166122 126100
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand oil and gas occupation 288 53235 156112
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 287 157130 141110
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 286 7279 154121
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 279 176103 7556
Family and General Practitioners 279 173106 140101
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 276 19086 10775
Plant and System Operators, All Other 275 5270 12281
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 273 162111 11289
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 271 24247 14680
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 271 21853 2818
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials 269 59210 10087
Librarians 268 24424 185148
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers oil and gas occupation 268 67201 150109
Public Relations Specialists 267 19374 10682
Marketing Managers 266 144122 140114
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 255 133122 182137
Butchers and Meat Cutters 255 32223 9976
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 253 105148 159123
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas oil and gas occupation 248 10238 6644
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 243 20637 5337
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 243 5238 7346
Environmental Engineers oil and gas occupation 242 95147 127100
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 241 129112 9374
Mechanical Engineers oil and gas occupation 236 24212 7764
Management Analysts TOP JOB 235 112123 152123
Highway Maintenance Workers 234 25209 10975
Rehabilitation Counselors 233 15677 10577
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 229 47182 8265
Construction and Building Inspectors oil and gas occupation 226 20206 155131
Cooks, Fast Food 224 67157 4834
Natural Sciences Managers maritime occupation 224 93131 153126
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 223 14380 11485
Nurse Practitioners 223 21013 131107
Procurement Clerks 223 12499 12285
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 223 36187 137107
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors oil and gas occupation 222 51171 12593
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 222 13686 13599
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 222 63159 152124
Legal Support Workers, All Other 221 16358 12198
Electrical Engineers oil and gas occupation 219 23196 10786
Speech-Language Pathologists 218 20315 11285
Baggage Porters and Bellhops 217 24193 6450
Tax Preparers 216 15957 9681
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 214 6208 11882
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 213 15756 11382
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 213 15063 11094
Advertising Sales Agents 212 13280 9168
Logisticians 212 72140 7347
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders oil and gas occupation 212 12200 127113
Education Administrators, All Other 211 13576 11596
Forest and Conservation Technicians 211 43168 5140
Lodging Managers 210 12090 11695
Cost Estimators 210 48162 10584
Urban and Regional Planners 210 11397 12797
Healthcare Social Workers 206 18026 8772
Computer Occupations, All Other 205 58147 8357
Architectural and Civil Drafters 205 71134 7555
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 202 3199 7257
Computer Operators 201 76125 9872
Environmental Engineering Technicians oil and gas occupation 200 25175 6547
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 196 17026 5136
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 195 16926 6851
Legislators 193 67126 156132
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 190 53137 9175
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians oil and gas occupation 189 10179 8157
Software Developers, Applications 188 55133 8962
Ship Engineers oil and gas occupation 188 5183 121100
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 184 74110 5539
Gas Plant Operators 183 16167 7242
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other maritime occupation 183 19164 5543
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 181 11665 10379
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other 177 9879 5237
Purchasing Managers 173 59114 11284
Helpers--Extraction Workers 173 4169 2816
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 171 9477 129107
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 171 10161 4736
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 170 13832 6646
Life Scientists, All Other 170 9872 7157
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 168 11850 10292
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health oil and gas occupation 165 7194 6341
Therapists, All Other 165 13035 5741
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 164 1163 9364
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 160 10150 7758
Travel Agents 158 13820 8257
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 157 11740 7559
Occupational Therapists 155 13718 7357
Designers, All Other 154 31123 7563
Database Administrators 154 6589 8166
Millwrights 153 3150 6548
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 151 49102 10283
Budget Analysts 150 10248 7559
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 150 8664 6144
Helpers--Electricians 149 8141 3024
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 148 10642 4536
Graphic Designers 147 8265 4938
Personal Financial Advisors 146 4997 8362
Agricultural Workers, All Other 145 4699 4531
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 143 13013 4328
Parking Lot Attendants 143 18125 3731
Recreational Therapists 141 10635 7258
Dentists, General 140 4199 6055
Surgical Technologists 140 9347 4529
Library Technicians 137 12116 8474
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 137 15122 6445
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 137 4133 5132
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 136 25111 5949
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 135 5130 2915
Radio and Television Announcers 134 4193 5133
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers oil and gas occupation 134 24110 5036
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 133 6667 5441
Dietitians and Nutritionists 132 12210 6336
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 132 4290 6246
Chemical Technicians 131 3992 3525
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 130 1255 2519
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 130 16114 3424
Helpers--Production Workers 129 17112 2115
Opticians, Dispensing 129 10722 5844
Travel Guides 129 3198 4835
Glaziers 128 1127 4331
Manicurists and Pedicurists 127 11017 2511
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 127 5275 9272
Machinists oil and gas occupation maritime occupation 127 3124 6649
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 126 9432 6650
Insurance Underwriters 125 8837 5744
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 125 9134 5939
Respiratory Therapists 125 6659 8167
Medical Transcriptionists 124 10717 5247
Food Batchmakers 124 4876 3023
Printing Press Operators 123 21102 6858
Dancers 123 1149 115
Advertising and Promotions Managers 122 7943 5843
Training and Development Managers 121 7447 7353
Technical Writers 119 7940 5144
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 119 1136 6646
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 118 8038 3625
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 118 10108 6444
Veterinarians 117 9027 5235
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 117 16101 2615
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 116 6650 7963
Avionics Technicians 116 6110 8253
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 114 8331 5643
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 114 2985 4939
Psychiatric Aides 113 4766 5040
Labor Relations Specialists 112 5359 7055
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 111 4962 6446
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 1109 2115
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 109 8101 3623
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 109 6940 8871
Broadcast Technicians 107 3770 3528
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 107 4103 3323
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 105 4101 6252
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 105 3768 2825
Floral Designers 103 9310 4731
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 103 6043 7157
Reporters and Correspondents 102 4557 4233
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 99 495 3523
Pile-Driver Operators 99 891 3834
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 96 294 3922
Orderlies 96 6135 1610
Producers and Directors 95 4154 3826
Drafters, All Other 94 3361 4435
Residential Advisors 94 6727 4530
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians oil and gas occupation 92 5141 4130
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 92 5438 3024
Editors 92 4646 5646
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders maritime occupation 92 1775 3324
Fence Erectors 91 289 2618
Biological Scientists, All Other 90 4446 3430
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 89 3752 4635
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 89 4742 6862
Locomotive Engineers 89 584 4431
Crane and Tower Operators oil and gas occupation 88 385 4742
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers oil and gas occupation 88 781 2916
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 88 1771 5947
Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other 87 5631 4434
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 86 2264 5537
Gaming Dealers 85 6223 2717
Medical Equipment Preparers 84 4440 2716
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 84 1569 148
Physical Scientists, All Other oil and gas occupation 83 3251 3426
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators oil and gas occupation 83 479 5245
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 82 379 4126
Operations Research Analysts 81 3348 4127
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 80 179 2419
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 80 6218 2115
Bailiffs 79 1663 3929
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists oil and gas occupation 79 2950 3929
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 78 2850 2014
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 77 968 2219
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 77 374 2620
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 77 1364 4230
Real Estate Sales Agents 75 4332 4038
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 75 1560 4935
Internists, General 75 3936 4534
Gaming Supervisors 74 5816 3826
Community Health Workers 74 686 3628
Computer Hardware Engineers oil and gas occupation 74 1361 4231
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians maritime occupation 74 173 3224
Photographers 73 4627 2316
Crossing Guards 73 4528 2115
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 73 1954 2518
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer oil and gas occupation 72 1161 4632
Chemists oil and gas occupation 71 2744 3320
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 71 3338 4233
Transportation Inspectors 71 665 3428
Food Processing Workers, All Other 70 1654 2618
Airfield Operations Specialists 70 2050 3927
Emergency Management Directors 70 2248 4731
Survey Researchers 69 5118 3731
Actors 69 2841 2218
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 69 366 2119
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 68 4226 4740
Private Detectives and Investigators 68 4820 2416
Animal Control Workers 67 3334 2519
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers 67 364 2113
Painters, Transportation Equipment 67 562 157
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 67 1156 126
Computer and Information Research Scientists 66 2343 4233
Anthropologists and Archeologists 66 3432 1613
Software Developers, Systems Software 65 956 2821
Web Developers 65 1847 1610
Boilermakers 65 560 2215
Carpet Installers 65 164 1510
Pharmacy Aides 64 4717 2317
Woodworkers, All Other 64 1648 2624
Conservation Scientists 63 3726 3121
Electro-Mechanical Technicians oil and gas occupation 63 558 3729
Clergy 63 2241 4742
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 62 1943 1812
Medical Equipment Repairers 62 557 3323
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 61 1744 2418
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 61 3427 3230
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 61 4417 3527
Meter Readers, Utilities oil and gas occupation 61 2041 4031
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 60 3624 3524
Mechanical Engineering Technicians oil and gas occupation 60 852 2422
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 60 546 3933
Telemarketers 59 3326 2217
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 58 2929 4138
Sales Engineers oil and gas occupation 57 552 2516
Physical Therapist Aides 57 489 1912
Rail Car Repairers 57 057 2319
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 56 650 73
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 56 056 2514
Psychiatrists 56 2630 4439
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 56 4313 3529
Chiropractors 56 1937 1813
Gaming Managers 56 3719 2816
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 55 4510 4233
Fallers 55 352 2217
Helpers--Roofers 55 253 97
Motorcycle Mechanics 55 055 1813
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 55 253 2012
Industrial Production Managers maritime occupation 54 1044 3630
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 53 1241 2921
Atmospheric and Space Scientists oil and gas occupation 53 2231 3830
Telephone Operators 53 4211 96
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 53 458 2417
Fundraisers 52 3913 2214
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 52 3319 3429
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 52 2032 4030
Home Appliance Repairers 52 151 2416
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 51 1536 3128
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 51 051 2822
Athletic Trainers 50 2723 53
Curators 50 3119 1612
Foresters 50 743 3832
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 50 149 1411
Social Science Research Assistants 49 2920 75
Forest and Conservation Workers 49 940 1511
Statistical Assistants 49 3415 1711
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 48 2325 3127
Phlebotomists 48 3612 2214
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 48 3612 3632
Museum Technicians and Conservators 47 3116 2220
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 47 1433 2922
Computer Network Architects 47 740 125
Nurse Anesthetists 47 2918 2318
Logging Equipment Operators 47 146 3429
Sewing Machine Operators 47 398 2318
Team Assemblers 47 1334 1511
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 46 046 2018
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 46 2026 1612
Pediatricians, General 46 2422 3428
Physical Therapist Assistants 46 3511 1813
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 45 2520 1711
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 45 441 2117
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters maritime occupation 44 143 136
Nurse Midwives 44 440 2624
Concierges 44 368 2114
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 44 143 129
Financial Examiners 44 3212 2117
Interpreters and Translators 44 377 2923
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 44 1430 3430
Religious Workers, All Other 43 2320 1813
Information Security Analysts 43 736 2316
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 43 241 2116
Tapers 43 043 1814
New Accounts Clerks 43 376 82
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 43 358 117
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 43 142 3425
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 42 141 1512
Industrial Engineering Technicians oil and gas occupation 42 735 2522
Chemical Engineers oil and gas occupation 41 635 2019
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 41 2219 2927
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 41 3011 3021
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment maritime occupation 41 239 2422
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 40 040 1511
Skincare Specialists 40 382 95
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 40 2812 1611
Pipelayers 40 040 1512
Tile and Marble Setters 39 138 63
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary 38 1226 2417
Compensation and Benefits Managers 38 326 1711
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 38 533 2014
Dental Laboratory Technicians 38 2018 1410
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 37 235 97
Artists and Related Workers, All Other 37 1918 1311
Word Processors and Typists 37 352 2319
Correspondence Clerks 36 297 1511
Real Estate Brokers 36 288 2317
Craft Artists 36 1323 119
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 36 828 1410
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 36 333 109
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 35 431 139
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 35 035 129
Economists maritime occupation 35 926 1413
Dentists, All Other Specialists 34 2410 1410
Bicycle Repairers 34 232 64
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 33 1914 1613
Dietetic Technicians 33 267 1312
Materials Engineers oil and gas occupation 33 825 1311
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers maritime occupation 32 527 1611
Athletes and Sports Competitors 32 1715 86
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 32 1418 1110
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 31 1120 1712
Interior Designers 30 237 86
Judicial Law Clerks 30 219 22
Statisticians maritime occupation 30 723 1815
Landscape Architects 30 1119 129
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 30 228 74
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 30 327 1513
Commercial Divers oil and gas occupation 29 524 139
Optometrists 29 1514 1413
Pest Control Workers 28 1018 128
Hunters and Trappers 28 325 88
Aerospace Engineers 28 721 1210
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 28 1117 94
Mechanical Drafters 28 622 98
Microbiologists 28 217 1411
Soil and Plant Scientists 28 1414 98
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary 28 424 1813
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 28 424 76
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 28 244 1614
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 28 127 114
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 27 027 42
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 27 324 1915
Air Traffic Controllers 27 324 108
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 27 1611 1713
Hydrologists oil and gas occupation 27 720 1515
Brokerage Clerks 27 1413 31
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 27 1512 65
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 26 242 117
Gaming Cage Workers 26 233 116
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 26 719 119
Prepress Technician and Workers 26 1412 129
Mechanical Door Repairers 26 026 43
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 25 124 10
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 25 124 86
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 25 223 75
Fire Inspectors and Investigators 25 421 1713
Audiologists 25 223 119
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 25 1312 1614
Writers and Authors 25 1015 1413
Archivists 25 1510 119
Public Address System and Other Announcers 24 618 117
Industrial Engineers oil and gas occupation maritime occupation 24 717 148
Logging Workers, All Other 24 024 54
Desktop Publishers 24 159 84
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 24 024 129
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 24 123 63
Riggers 24 024 74
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 23 149 98
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 23 023 53
Art Directors 23 914 64
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 23 1013 2019
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 22 616 1010
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 22 1210 1613
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 22 121 126
Roof Bolters, Mining 22 022 107
Motorboat Operators 22 220 1312
Upholsterers 21 1011 75
Set and Exhibit Designers 21 1110 44
Funeral Service Managers 21 912 77
Film and Video Editors 20 614 43
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 20 191 139
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other 20 713 1110
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 20 128 119
Elevator Installers and Repairers 20 119 138
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 20 713 53
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 20 020 11
Continuous Mining Machine Operators 20 317 1410
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 20 218 117
Anesthesiologists 19 514 77
Surgeons 19 514 1614
Animal Trainers 19 145 32
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 19 712 118
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 19 136 1311
Commercial and Industrial Designers 19 712 75
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians maritime occupation 19 811 108
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 18 108 77
Parking Enforcement Workers 18 126 54
Radiation Therapists 18 126 76
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 18 018 105
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 18 018 76
Medical Appliance Technicians 17 98 77
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 17 710 1110
Mine Shuttle Car Operators 17 215 109
Funeral Attendants 17 413 11
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 17 017 42
Credit Analysts 17 98 42
Multimedia Artists and Animators 17 134 44
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary 17 116 1411
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 17 710 1312
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 17 611 84
History Teachers, Postsecondary 17 611 117
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 16 88 119
Historians 16 115 1010
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 16 115 74
Log Graders and Scalers 15 015 1110
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 15 411 64
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products 15 87 54
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 15 411 76
Musicians and Singers 15 114 1110
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 15 78 44
Sewers, Hand 14 68 75
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 14 212 63
Fabric Menders, Except Garment 14 140 32
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 14 86 74
Actuaries 14 59 32
Barbers 14 86 119
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors 13 310 33
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects oil and gas occupation 13 112 44
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists 13 85 66
Graduate Teaching Assistants 13 94 22
Forensic Science Technicians 13 94 54
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 13 112 41
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 13 013 73
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 13 211 98
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 13 112 20
Rock Splitters, Quarry 12 111 86
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary 12 39 86
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 12 66 97
Biomedical Engineers 12 111 108
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 12 75 65
Credit Counselors 12 102 76
Sound Engineering Technicians 12 111 32
Agricultural Equipment Operators 12 210 32
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 11 011 77
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 11 011 63
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 10 010 22
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 10 010 20
Agricultural Inspectors 10 55 44
Occupational Therapy Assistants 10 82 44
Cooks, Private Household 10 91 86
Physicists oil and gas occupation 10 19 55
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 10 010 44
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 10 73 76
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 9 81 74
Farm and Home Management Advisors 9 81 21
Floor Sanders and Finishers 9 09 33
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 9 63 22
Chemical Plant and System Operators 9 09 65
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders maritime occupation 8 08 22
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic oil and gas occupation 8 08 20
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 8 17 44
Occupational Therapy Aides 8 53 65
Music Directors and Composers 8 26 44
Food Scientists and Technologists 8 26 32
Epidemiologists 8 62 33
Radio Operators 7 25 22
Fish and Game Wardens 7 34 11
Shampooers 7 07 10
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 7 25 22
Wind Turbine Service Technicians 7 07 32
Hoist and Winch Operators 7 34 33
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 6 15 22
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic 6 15 22
Etchers and Engravers 6 42 33
Transportation Security Screeners 6 33 32
Orthotists and Prosthetists 6 24 33
Hearing Aid Specialists 6 51 32
Stonemasons 6 06 32
Choreographers 6 42 22
Court Reporters 6 60 43
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 6 33 43
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 6 24 43
Biochemists and Biophysicists 6 33 64
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 5 14 32
Marriage and Family Therapists 5 50 33
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5 05 32
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5 14 22
Patternmakers, Wood 5 05 55
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 5 05 32

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Source: Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section. Last updated September 2016.