Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand (53-7062)

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified. Excludes Material Moving Workers (53-7011 through 53-7199) who use power equipment. Excludes Construction Laborers (47-2061) and Helpers, Construction Trades (47-3011 through 47-3019).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 4207 4453 5.85 196 406 627
United States 2953800 3097900 0.0 136700 283600 434700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.21 10.96 12.77 14.96 18.57 23.39
Alaska 21.02 12.44 14.24 18.28 26.51 34.28
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.07 12.22 13.68 16.47 22.65 29.95
Fairbanks North Star Borough 20.14 12.46 15.07 19.00 24.17 30.12
Balance of State 25.09 13.46 16.52 23.81 32.74 39.66

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