Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs (53-3041)

Occupation description:  Drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers. Excludes Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (53-3011) and Bus Drivers (53-3020).

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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 198215 8.612 822
United States 305,100320,300 5.018,600 12,60032,710

Job outlook

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


Wage data is not available.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
33991 26.854.4 44.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation107
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation36
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 466
Number of job position postings 43
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.8

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

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