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Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers (49-9052)

Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 231 228 -1.3 5 20 25
United States 122700 123900 0.0 2900 10900 13900
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.74 16.43 19.74 28.30 39.44 47.04
Alaska 33.45 19.60 25.18 33.48 40.01 49.09
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.16 19.39 25.93 33.22 39.05 48.30
Balance of State 36.20 21.60 24.11 39.63 46.79 50.44

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