Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers (27-1026)

Occupation description:  Plan and erect commercial displays, such as those in windows and interiors of retail stores and at trade exhibitions.

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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 305307 0.711 1728
United States 141,400146,000 3.25,100 8,10013,660

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 15.8410.4011.88 14.1617.9523.75
Alaska 17.6613.2014.96 17.0619.2924.11
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.5614.6116.00 17.7820.8424.66
Fairbanks North Star Borough 16.8312.9413.91 15.3618.0024.76

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
49656 11.328.5 23.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation238
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation41
UI claimants previously working in occupation41
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 215
Number of job position postings 157
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.4

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training