Machine Feeders and Offbearers (53-7063)

Occupation description:  Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

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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 5037 -26.02 34
United States 87,70089,200 1.84,800 7,10012,060

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 15.8710.8712.53 14.9918.5622.89

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
463 6.540.0 31.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 46
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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