Helpers--Extraction Workers (47-5081)
Help extraction craft workers, such as earth drillers, blasters and explosives workers, derrick operators, and mining machine operators, by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying equipment or cleaning work area. Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||24.16||17.87||22.59||22.97||29.23||29.23|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.