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

  Average 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.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 48.0128.1734.90 44.8857.7973.29

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
8157 70.441.4 34.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 77
Number of job position postings 15
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 5.1

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

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Coastal, Ocean and Port Engn Lic