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Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (49-9071)

Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs. Excludes Maintenance Workers, Machinery (49-9043).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 3607 3762 4.3 129 228 372
United States 1488000 1573400 0.0 53700 94700 156900
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.05 12.56 15.40 19.64 25.55 31.53
Alaska 25.60 16.13 18.66 24.37 31.27 38.13
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 24.45 15.49 18.18 23.18 29.85 36.18
Fairbanks North Star Borough 26.32 15.88 18.30 25.88 33.05 39.20
Balance of State 26.11 16.45 18.95 24.93 31.86 38.68

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