Medical Equipment Repairers (49-9062)

Occupation description:  Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

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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 3944 12.82 25
United States 47,10049,100 4.31,800 2,3004,300

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.5414.2517.61 23.6931.4639.66
Alaska 31.3124.7826.42 29.1635.0342.93
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 30.9524.7626.30 28.8734.1341.68

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
685 7.450.8 33.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 25
Number of job position postings 6
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: Moderate-term on-the-job training