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Office Clerks, General (43-9061)

Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 6303 6568 4.2 360 411 798
United States 3158500 3047800 0.0 173500 198000 360400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 18.16 10.59 13.26 16.98 21.87 27.47
Alaska 21.34 12.84 16.54 20.06 25.14 30.92
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.95 13.96 17.02 20.77 25.79 31.08
Fairbanks North Star Borough 20.17 13.67 16.41 18.94 22.90 28.02
Balance of State 20.79 10.68 15.88 19.61 24.91 31.21

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