Occupation description: Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||37.95||23.92||30.67||35.82||46.11||56.47|
|Balance of State||*||*||30.67||*||46.11||*|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.