Engineers, All Other (17-2199)

Occupation description:  All engineers not listed separately.

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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 1,3101,313 0.20 2627
United States 136,900142,300 4.0550 2,7503,300

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 47.7125.2734.37 46.7860.0873.55
Alaska 53.5828.7143.30 55.8768.2675.78
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 49.9925.1839.80 52.7062.5472.25
Fairbanks North Star Borough 54.9538.5846.65 56.3263.4871.56
Balance of State 61.2740.2051.62 66.2773.9978.67

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,352312 23.140.6 32.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation300
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation114
UI claimants previously working in occupation105
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 178
Number of job position postings 133
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.3

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

Alaska Works   (Anchorage)
Pipeline Training

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aerospace Engineering MS
Engineering BS
Engineering Fundamentals AS
Systems Engineering MS
Unmanned Systems MS
Unmanned Systems Applications BS

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
EPA/AHERA Project Design Initial - 24 Hours Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Arctic Engineering Mas
Earthquake Engineering Lic
Engineering Bac
Geographic Information Systems CT1
Project Management Mas

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Engineering PhD
Geological Engineering Bac
Geological Engineering Mas

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Drafting with AutoCAD