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Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (49-9098)

Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 831 883 6.26 46 64 115
United States 107200 115700 0.0 6000 8300 15100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.33 10.40 12.79 15.27 18.93 24.05
Alaska 21.77 12.10 14.78 19.54 28.48 34.41
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.35 11.95 14.01 18.32 24.35 29.42
Fairbanks North Star Borough 18.37 11.11 13.71 17.48 19.67 29.27
Balance of State 24.21 12.61 15.69 23.13 32.71 37.60

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