Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Word Processors and Typists (43-9022)

Use word processor, computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned. Excludes Data Entry Keyers (43-9021), Secretaries and Administrative Assistants (43-6011 through 43-6014), Court Reporters (23-2091), and Medical Transcriptionists (31-9094).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 70 69 -1.43 4 4 8
United States 60400 40000 0.0 3000 3100 4100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 20.50 13.78 16.62 19.73 23.86 28.48
Alaska 21.27 15.25 18.78 21.27 24.40 25.82

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