Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators (47-2071)

Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 97 102 5.15 4 8 12
United States 47100 52200 0.0 2200 3900 6700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 22.31 13.96 16.62 19.97 25.88 35.03
Alaska 22.71 18.40 20.22 22.13 24.04 29.40
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.07 19.37 20.33 21.98 23.64 25.39
Balance of State 24.81 14.24 17.88 23.21 30.44 38.55

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