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Electricians (47-2111)

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. Excludes Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers (49-2098).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 1769 1901 7.46 56 156 225
United States 715400 789500 0.0 23100 64100 94600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.59 16.26 20.57 27.36 36.24 47.46
Alaska 35.69 17.50 27.95 37.41 44.61 49.60
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.57 15.47 22.95 35.67 44.41 48.83
Fairbanks North Star Borough 38.38 24.88 32.90 38.30 44.65 49.37
Balance of State 38.24 23.28 33.44 38.51 45.10 52.73

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