Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Helpers--Production Workers (51-9198)

Help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Apprentice workers are classified in the appropriate production occupations (51-0000).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 160 174 8.75 9 16 26
United States 354600 385800 0.0 19700 34900 57700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 15.39 10.43 12.47 14.66 17.96 21.72
Alaska 16.85 11.11 12.13 16.20 20.36 24.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.58 11.11 12.78 18.33 22.90 26.24
Balance of State 15.40 11.02 11.82 14.68 18.28 21.73

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