Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other (19-4099)

Occupation description:  All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.

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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 388390 0.516 2945
United States 76,10083,500 9.73,200 5,9009,840

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.8014.4518.28 24.3030.7439.28
Alaska 28.8816.4619.08 24.9337.6646.84
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 29.7416.1419.86 26.1039.6347.46
Fairbanks North Star Borough 24.6416.9318.54 21.6927.8039.00
Balance of State 31.2316.1918.75 33.0438.6548.13

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
490118 24.121.6 15.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation179
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation48
UI claimants previously working in occupation35
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 175
Number of job position postings 42
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.2

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

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College   (Fairbanks)
Associate of Science AAS