Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles (49-2096)

Occupation description:  Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

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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 2625 -3.81 23
United States 12,1009,000 -25.6300 700690

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 18.7111.6714.89 17.9722.2426.70
Alaska 18.1813.6215.45 17.8721.0723.64
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.6014.1016.08 18.3221.4723.80

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
315 16.17.1 0.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation5
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 30
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 30.0

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

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

Training Resources

Applied Mechanics

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Automotive Technology AAS
Automotive Technology CT2
Brakes, Suspension, Align OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Automotive Technology CT1

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Automotive Technology CT1
Automotive Technology OEC
Power Technology AAS

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
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Motorcycle Repair Technician