Alaska Green Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Advisors, Farm Management n/an/a
Advisors, Home Management n/an/a
Agricultural Workers, All Other n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Architectural and Engineering Managers $12,614growth moderate, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Biological Scientists, All Other $6,053growth low, openings moderate
Biological Technicians $3,504growth low, openings high
Biologists, Wildlife $5,782growth low, openings high
Boilermakers n/agrowth robust, openings low
Brazers $5,729growth strong, openings very high
Business Operations Specialists, All Other $6,415growth low, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Carpenter Helpers $3,359growth moderate, openings high
Carpenters $5,314growth moderate, openings very high
Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Chemical Engineers $10,416growth low, openings low
Chemists $6,918growth moderate, openings low
Chief Executives $14,403growth moderate, openings very high
Choker Setters and Chasers (see Logging Workers, All Other) n/agrowth low, openings low
Civil Engineers $8,197growth low, openings high
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Clerks, Expediting $4,060growth low, openings high
Clerks, Planning $4,060growth low, openings high
Clerks: Production, Planning and Expediting $4,060growth low, openings high
Commercial Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,396growth low, openings low
Conservation Scientists $7,569growth low, openings low
Conservation Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Construction and Related Workers, All Other $4,877growth low, openings high
Construction Equipment Operators, All Other $5,263growth moderate, openings very high
Construction Trades Helpers, All Other $3,322growth low, openings high
Construction Trades Supervisors/Managers $7,034growth moderate, openings very high
Coremaking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Corporate Executive and Directors (see Chief Executive) $14,403growth moderate, openings very high
Cruise Director (see Travel Guides) n/agrowth moderate, openings moderate
Customer Service Representatives $3,088growth moderate, openings very high
Cutters $5,729growth strong, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Development Specialists $5,343growth moderate, openings moderate
Directors, Corporate (see Chief Executive) $14,403growth moderate, openings very high
Dispatchers, Power $8,001growth low, openings low
Distributors, Power $8,001growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Economists $7,323growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians $6,130growth moderate, openings high
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $6,396growth low, openings low
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $6,258growth low, openings high
Electricians $6,234growth low, openings very high
Engineering Technicians, Electrical and Electronic $6,130growth moderate, openings high
Engineering Technicians, Environmental $4,488growth strong, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Mechanical $5,458growth strong, openings low
Engineers, All Other $10,163growth low, openings very high
Engineers, Chemical $10,416growth low, openings low
Engineers, Civil $8,197growth low, openings high
Engineers, Environmental $8,134growth moderate, openings moderate
Engineers, Mechanical n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Engineers, Sales $8,350growth moderate, openings low
Engineers, Ship $5,437growth moderate, openings moderate
Engineers: Health and Safety, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $9,025growth strong, openings moderate
Engineers: Safety, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $9,025growth strong, openings moderate
Environmental Engineering Technicians $4,488growth strong, openings low
Environmental Engineers $8,134growth moderate, openings moderate
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $3,549growth low, openings moderate
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $5,774growth strong, openings high
Equipment Operators, Cleaning n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Logging $3,917growth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Metal Pickling n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Washing n/an/a
Equipment Operators: Construction , All Other $5,263growth moderate, openings very high
Equipment Repairers: Electrical and Electronic, Commercial and Industrial $6,396growth low, openings low
Escorts, Tour $2,353growth moderate, openings very high
Executives, Chief $14,403growth moderate, openings very high
Expediting Clerks $4,060growth low, openings high
Extraction Workers Supervisors/Managers $7,034growth moderate, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Farm and Home Management Advisors n/an/a
Farming Workers Supervisors/Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $6,310growth low, openings high
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $6,439growth low, openings high
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Groundskeeping Workers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
First-Line Supervisors/Managers: Lawn Service $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers n/agrowth low, openings high
Fishing or Hunting Guide (see Tour Guides and Escorts) $2,353growth moderate, openings very high
Fishing Workers Supervisors/Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Forest and Conservation Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Foresters $5,594growth low, openings low
Forestry Workers Supervisors/Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Freight Movers, Hand $2,727growth low, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Geological and Petroleum Technicians $4,813growth strong, openings very high
Groundskeeping Worker Supervisors/Managers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Guides, Tour $2,353growth moderate, openings very high
Guides, Travel n/agrowth moderate, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $9,025growth strong, openings moderate
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other $3,322growth low, openings high
Helpers, Maintenance Workers $2,767growth moderate, openings very high
Helpers, Repair Workers $2,767growth moderate, openings very high
Helpers--Carpenters $3,359growth moderate, openings high
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers $2,767growth moderate, openings very high
Home Management Advisors n/an/a
Hunting or Fishing Guide (see Tour Guides and Escorts) $2,353growth moderate, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Industrial Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,396growth low, openings low
Industrial Machinery Mechanics $5,119growth moderate, openings moderate
Industrial Tractor Operators $3,823growth moderate, openings high
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators $3,823growth moderate, openings high
Installation Worker Helpers $2,767growth moderate, openings very high
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other $5,329growth low, openings very high
Installers Supervisors/Managers $6,310growth low, openings high
Installers, Air Conditioning $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Installers, Electrical Power-Line $6,258growth low, openings high
Installers, Heating $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Installers, Refrigeration $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall $3,599growth low, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand $2,727growth low, openings very high
Laborers, Hand $2,727growth low, openings very high
Landscaping Worker Supervisors/Managers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Lawn Service Worker Supervisors/Managers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Logging Equipment Operators $3,917growth low, openings low
Logging Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Machine Operators: Casting, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Coremaking, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Molding, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machinery Mechanics, Industrial $5,119growth moderate, openings moderate
Maintenance and Installation Workers, All Other $5,329growth low, openings very high
Maintenance Worker Helpers $2,767growth moderate, openings very high
Managers, All Other $8,521growth moderate, openings very high
Managers, Engineering $12,614growth moderate, openings high
Managers, Natural Sciences $8,388growth low, openings low
Manufacturing Sales Representatives, Technical and Scientific Products $6,402growth strong, openings high
Material Movers, Hand $2,727growth low, openings very high
Materials Scientists n/an/a
Mechanical Engineering Technicians $5,458growth strong, openings low
Mechanical Engineers n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Mechanics Supervisors/Managers $6,310growth low, openings high
Mechanics, Air Conditioning $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Mechanics, Heating $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Mechanics, Industrial Machinery $5,119growth moderate, openings moderate
Mechanics, Refrigeration $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Natural Sciences Managers $8,388growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Officers, Corporate (see Chief Executive) $14,403growth moderate, openings very high
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $5,263growth moderate, openings very high
Operating Workers Supervisors/Managers $6,439growth low, openings high
Operators, Cleaning Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Construction Equipment, All Other $5,263growth moderate, openings very high
Operators, Industrial Truck $3,823growth moderate, openings high
Operators, Logging Equipment $3,917growth low, openings low
Operators, Metal Pickling Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Tractors $3,823growth moderate, openings high
Operators, Washing Equipment n/an/a
Operators: Casting Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Coremaking Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Molding Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Plant, All Other $5,568growth low, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Petroleum Technicians $4,813growth strong, openings very high
Planning Clerks $4,060growth low, openings high
Plant and System Operators, All Other $5,568growth low, openings moderate
Plant Scientists $5,989growth low, openings low
Power Dispatchers $8,001growth low, openings low
Power Distributors and Dispatchers $8,001growth low, openings low
Power-Line, Electrical, Installers and Repairers $6,258growth low, openings high
Production Workers Supervisors/Managers $6,439growth low, openings high
Production Workers, All Other n/agrowth moderate, openings high
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $4,060growth low, openings high
Protection Technicians, Including Health $3,549growth low, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $5,184growth low, openings moderate
Repair and Installation Workers, All Other $5,329growth low, openings very high
Repair Worker Helpers $2,767growth moderate, openings very high
Repairers Supervisors/Managers $6,310growth low, openings high
Repairers, Electrical and Electronics, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $6,396growth low, openings low
Repairers, Electrical Power-Line $6,258growth low, openings high
Roofers $4,933growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $9,025growth strong, openings moderate
Sales Engineers $8,350growth moderate, openings low
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $4,601growth moderate, openings very high
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $6,402growth strong, openings high
Scientists, Conservation $7,569growth low, openings low
Scientists, Materials n/an/a
Scientists, Plant $5,989growth low, openings low
Scientists, Soil and Plant $5,989growth low, openings low
Scientists: Biological, All Other $6,053growth low, openings moderate
Scientists: Environmental, Including Health $5,774growth strong, openings high
Seafood Processing Workers Supervisors/Managers $6,439growth low, openings high
Service Representatives, Customer $3,088growth moderate, openings very high
Services Sales Representatives, All Other $4,601growth moderate, openings very high
Ship Engineers $5,437growth moderate, openings moderate
Soil and Plant Scientists $5,989growth low, openings low
Solderers $5,729growth strong, openings very high
Specialists, Development and Training $5,343growth moderate, openings moderate
Specialists, Training and Development $5,343growth moderate, openings moderate
Specialists: Business Operations, All Other $6,415growth low, openings very high
Specialists: Environmental, Including Health $5,774growth strong, openings high
Stock Movers, Hand $2,727growth low, openings very high
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers $7,034growth moderate, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers, Repairers $6,310growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $7,034growth moderate, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers: Extraction Workers $7,034growth moderate, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers: Farming Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Fishing Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Forestry Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Groundskeeping Workers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Installers $6,310growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Lawn Service Workers $4,233growth moderate, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $6,310growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Operating Workers $6,439growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Production Workers $6,439growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Seafood Processing Workers $6,439growth low, openings high
System Operators, All Other $5,568growth low, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Teachers: Environmental Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Technicians, Biological $3,504growth low, openings high
Technicians, Electrical and Electronic Engineering $6,130growth moderate, openings high
Technicians, Environmental Engineering $4,488growth strong, openings low
Technicians, Geological $4,813growth strong, openings very high
Technicians, Mechanical Engineering $5,458growth strong, openings low
Technicians, Petroleum $4,813growth strong, openings very high
Technicians: Environmental Science and Protection, Including Health $3,549growth low, openings moderate
Technicians: Protection, Including Health $3,549growth low, openings moderate
Tour Guides and Escorts $2,353growth moderate, openings very high
Tractor Operators, Industrial $3,823growth moderate, openings high
Training and Development Specialists $5,343growth moderate, openings moderate
Travel Guides n/agrowth moderate, openings moderate
Truck and Tractor Operators, Industrial $3,823growth moderate, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Washing Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $5,729growth strong, openings very high
Wholesale Sales Representatives: Technical and Scientific Products $6,402growth strong, openings high
Wildlife Biologists $5,782growth low, openings high
Wildlife Technician (see Biological Technicians) $3,504growth low, openings high
Wind Turbine Service Technicians n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $5,782growth low, openings high

For more information see “Green Jobs Come Into Focus” in Alaska Economic Trends.