Agricultural Engineers (17-2021)

Occupation description:  Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 2,9003,000 4.410 6070

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 37.1821.8828.12 35.4044.3956.31

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
50 0.020.0 20.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation0
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 18
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.0

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None