Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists (13-1141)

Occupation description:  Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 124128 3.23 710
United States 84,20091,300 8.52,200 4,8007,720

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 33.5819.3024.04 31.0439.8650.77
Alaska 35.1725.3629.33 33.8940.4146.99
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.5625.5127.88 32.0337.1642.06
Balance of State 34.5323.7429.40 33.8839.9445.65

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1372 1.552.9 36.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 66
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 11.0

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Career College   (Anchorage)
Business: Computer Technology AAS
Business: Human Resources Certificate

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Conducting Interviews
Dealing With Difficult Employees
Sexual Harassment