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Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines (49-3042)

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Excludes Rail Car Repairers (49-3043) and Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (49-3031).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 822 910 10.71 27 59 95
United States 150300 155700 0.0 4800 10400 15800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 27.40 17.43 21.45 26.61 31.87 38.94
Alaska 36.57 26.07 32.26 36.76 41.56 48.43
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.38 24.22 31.92 36.89 42.09 48.86
Fairbanks North Star Borough 39.38 32.53 35.67 39.37 44.07 48.80
Balance of State 35.86 26.04 31.40 35.82 39.95 47.59

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