Mechanical Engineers (17-2141)
Occupation description: Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
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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 moderate with low employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||49.07||30.52||37.50||48.28||56.14||63.37|
|Balance of State||60.04||22.80||38.38||55.23||79.61||94.26|