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Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (49-9051)

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers. Excludes Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay (49-2095).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 383 387 1.04 9 23 32
United States 119400 128900 0.0 3000 7400 11400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 35.78 18.80 26.08 36.07 45.47 52.11
Alaska 45.77 29.29 39.92 47.24 55.47 61.46
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 46.02 29.15 39.02 47.72 56.32 61.49
Balance of State 44.77 29.03 40.56 46.24 52.17 60.82

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