Alaska Oil and Gas Industry Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Architectural and Engineering Managers $12,992growth low, openings moderate
Atmospheric and Space Scientists $7,254growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $5,723growth low, openings high
Carpenters $5,795growth low, openings very high
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $5,351growth low, openings low
Chemical Engineers $11,447growth low, openings low
Chemists $6,736growth moderate, openings low
Civil Engineers $10,230growth low, openings very high
Commercial Divers $6,758growth low, openings low
Compliance Officers $6,530growth low, openings moderate
Computer Hardware Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Construction and Building Inspectors $7,211growth low, openings moderate
Construction Laborers $4,204growth low, openings very high
Construction Managers $10,070growth low, openings high
Crane and Tower Operators $6,665growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance $4,148growth low, openings high
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Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians $6,635growth low, openings low
Electrical Engineers $9,663growth low, openings moderate
Electricians $6,432growth low, openings very high
Electro-Mechanical Technicians $6,963growth low, openings low
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $8,213growth low, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $5,848growth low, openings high
Engineers, All Other $9,297growth low, openings high
Environmental Engineering Technicians $4,899growth low, openings low
Environmental Engineers $10,248growth low, openings moderate
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $4,498growth low, openings moderate
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $7,513growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand n/agrowth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $5,204growth low, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
General and Operations Managers $9,068growth low, openings very high
Geological and Petroleum Technicians $6,525growth low, openings high
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $8,483growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers $5,133growth low, openings moderate
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors n/agrowth low, openings low
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $4,688growth low, openings very high
Hydrologists $7,243growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Industrial Engineering Technicians $7,120growth low, openings low
Industrial Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers $5,443growth moderate, openings high
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other $5,994growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand $3,128growth low, openings very high
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other $4,523growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Machinists $5,519growth moderate, openings moderate
Managers, All Other $9,189growth low, openings very high
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects n/an/a
Materials Engineers $7,988growth low, openings low
Mechanical Engineering Technicians $5,135growth low, openings low
Mechanical Engineers $11,008growth low, openings moderate
Meter Readers, Utilities $4,684growth low, openings low
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $9,377growth low, openings low
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines $5,258growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $7,173growth low, openings moderate
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $5,108growth low, openings low
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other $4,125growth low, openings very high
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $5,885growth low, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Petroleum Engineers $12,435growth low, openings moderate
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $7,061growth low, openings high
Physical Scientists, All Other $7,682growth low, openings low
Physicists n/an/a
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $6,128growth low, openings high
Production Workers, All Other $4,920growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas $5,577growth low, openings moderate
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas $4,832growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Sailors and Marine Oilers $3,657growth low, openings high
Sales Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers $4,802growth low, openings low
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining $5,455growth low, openings very high
Ship Engineers $5,216growth low, openings moderate
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks $3,473growth low, openings high
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $6,449growth low, openings low
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers $8,308growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders $2,816growth low, openings moderate
Transportation Workers, All Other $3,444growth moderate, openings very high
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $7,727growth low, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators $5,331growth low, openings high
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $5,468growth low, openings high