Avionics Technicians (49-2091)

Occupation description:  Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 112122 8.91 23
United States 17,40017,500 0.410 300310

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 29.5119.0024.47 29.2135.1140.03
Alaska 32.8125.3428.25 32.9036.9940.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 34.1026.8331.61 34.2937.5240.07

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
12710 7.966.4 45.1
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation14
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 86
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: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aviation Security BS

 Degree
Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Applied Science and Technology in Aviation Flight Technology BS
Applied Science and Technology in Aviation Maintenance Technology BS