Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators (53-7051)

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. Excludes Logging Equipment Operators (45-4022).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 344 370 7.56 11 29 43
United States 615000 642000 0.0 18800 51900 73400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 18.85 13.17 15.18 18.06 21.91 25.83
Alaska 26.04 13.08 18.19 27.24 31.18 38.44
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.61 11.63 14.98 19.41 28.27 31.06
Balance of State 28.08 17.11 25.70 28.94 32.73 37.87

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