Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9012)

Set up, operate, or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment; filter presses; shaker screens; centrifuges; condenser tubes; precipitating, fermenting, or evaporating tanks; scrubbing towers; or batch stills. These machines extract, sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solids from other materials to recover a refined product. Includes dairy processing equipment operators. Excludes Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders (51-9011).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 59 97 64.41 2 7 13
United States 51000 52300 0.0 1300 4600 6100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 22.52 13.42 16.46 20.72 26.88 34.72
Alaska 25.83 12.23 14.06 19.85 27.19 71.37
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.58 15.55 19.52 23.99 31.73 80.93

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