Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (17-2121)

Occupation description:  Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 8,3009,000 8.970 220290

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 46.5930.7635.30 43.7455.6669.98

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
3819 50.037.5 29.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 80
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.3

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