Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other (17-3029)

Occupation description:  All engineering technicians, except drafters, not listed separately.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 650679 4.521 3559
United States 76,80080,800 5.22,500 4,1007,000

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 31.0316.8422.51 29.9238.1246.77
Alaska 33.7419.7725.92 33.0541.5748.56
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.8025.2328.63 36.2544.7249.87
Fairbanks North Star Borough 33.0416.5623.37 34.3642.0849.50

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
752210 27.939.4 32.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation119
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation46
UI claimants previously working in occupation50
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 303
Number of job position postings 34
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.9

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

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Cook Inlet Training Standards/24 Hour Hazwoper
Cook Inlet Training Standards/Hazwoper Refresher (8 Hours)
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety (16 Hours)
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety Refresher (8 Hours)

 Degree
Alaska Teamster-Employer Service Training Trust   (Anchorage)
North Slope Training Cooperative

 Degree
Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Hydrogen Sulfide - H2S
Petroleum Technician - ER06
Petroleum Workers Safety and Health - S05
Unescorted Module - NSTC01
Unescorted Module Update/Refresher - NSTC02

 Degree
AVTEC   (Seward)
Refrigeration

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Cook Inlet Training Standards & Industrial Safety (CITS) Certificate
North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC), Optional H2S/FES Certificate

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Certificate

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
NSTC 6 PACK Certificate

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Industrial Safety, Level 1 Endorsement

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
NSTC 2014 ASH Update / 003
NSTC Confined Space Entry / 004
NSTC Energy Isolation / 005
NSTC Fall Protection / 006
NSTC Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Module/002
NSTC Respiratory Protection /007
NSTC Unescorted/001
PEC Premier Basic Orientation / 051
PEC Premier Core Compliance / 052

 Degree
Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #23   (Anchorage)
Service Technician Apprenticeship Certificate

 Degree
Southwest Alaska Vocational and Education Center   (Igiugig)
Marine Refrigeration

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
Computer Electronics AAS
Underground Entry-Level Mine Training CT1

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Architecture & Engineer Technology AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Mining Applications & Technology CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Underground Entry-Level Mine Training - MAPTS CT1

 Degree
University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
North Slope Training Consortium (NTSC)
Underground Entry-Level Mine Training - MAPTS OEC

 Degree
Wisdom & Associates, Inc.   (Kenai)
Indoor Air Quality
Introduction to Indoor Air Quality