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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 510524 2.71 1314
United States 70,10069,900 -0.20 1,7101,710

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 30.8016.6822.59 29.9637.7846.13
Alaska 35.4022.0227.67 34.1443.3349.50
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.3625.1528.32 35.1443.7749.78
Fairbanks North Star Borough 33.8516.6625.65 33.5642.8549.22
Balance of State 35.1022.1027.04 33.6443.2850.10

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
594102 17.236.3 28.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation111
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation46
UI claimants previously working in occupation37
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 235
Number of job position postings 86
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 2.7

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
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety
Petroleum Chemical Health and Safety Refresher

 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) Unescorted with/without H2S Certificate

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

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
NSTC 6 PACK & H2S Module 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
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Archit & Engr Technology AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Commercial HVAC Syst OEC
Residential Air Cond & Ref OEC
Residential Heat/Vent OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
North Slope Training Consortium (NTSC)