Sales Engineers (41-9031)

Occupation description:  Sell business goods or services, the selling of which requires a technical background equivalent to a baccalaureate degree in engineering. Excludes Engineers (17-2011 through 17-2199) whose primary function is not marketing or sales.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5152 2.00 11
United States 69,90074,900 7.0490 1,8102,300

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 52.3527.4035.77 48.0863.5080.05
Alaska 51.4431.8339.57 51.5962.6974.56
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 50.2631.1438.07 50.1761.2573.73

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
596 10.247.3 36.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation17
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 27
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training