Power Distributors and Dispatchers (51-8012)

Occupation description:  Coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

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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 4749 4.31 34
United States 11,60011,300 -2.5300 700970

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 42.7427.1034.88 43.6150.0758.84
Alaska 37.9026.0028.38 33.8945.2458.23

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
595 8.569.1 56.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 15
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.1

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

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