Food Processing Workers, All Other (51-3099)

Occupation description:  All food processing workers 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 5257 9.62 47
United States 46,40049,400 6.52,100 3,2005,600

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 13.8510.2911.45 13.2415.5018.46

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
337 21.237.0 29.6
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation16
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 406
Number of job position postings 34
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 11.9

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

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training