Residential Advisors (39-9041)

Occupation description:  Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.

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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 7880 2.65 813
United States 118,800134,100 12.98,400 12,50022,430

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 15.209.9011.69 14.1617.7822.42
Alaska 18.3615.2016.83 18.6519.9123.07
Fairbanks North Star Borough 18.0416.2816.95 18.0719.1819.94
Balance of State 19.8715.9418.77 19.7222.3624.17

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
17634 19.341.7 32.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation62
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation29
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 255
Number of job position postings 103
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.5

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