Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Industrial Machinery Mechanics (49-9041)

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems. Excludes Millwrights (49-9044), Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines (49-3042), and Maintenance Workers, Machinery (49-9043).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 360 400 11.11 12 23 39
United States 381500 400800 0.0 12300 23600 37800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 27.57 17.17 21.28 26.68 32.39 39.64
Alaska 31.68 18.05 22.64 30.69 38.32 42.59
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 34.24 19.64 24.60 32.93 38.42 49.65
Fairbanks North Star Borough 33.13 18.52 24.63 35.68 39.97 44.52
Balance of State 30.59 17.57 21.99 29.22 37.13 41.38

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