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Medical Equipment Preparers (31-9093)

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 88 92 4.55 4 6 10
United States 57600 62200 0.0 2900 3900 7300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.75 13.20 15.53 18.65 23.23 28.54
Alaska 24.21 17.03 19.06 22.72 27.71 32.16
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 23.94 16.92 18.88 22.50 27.48 32.02

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.