Engineers, All Other (17-2199)

Occupation description:  All engineers not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 991976 -1.523 4062
United States 132,500141,000 6.43,200 5,5009,550

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 49.2625.8334.70 47.6261.9276.36
Alaska 57.0040.8147.87 58.3370.2177.07
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 53.2320.8444.27 56.1267.3675.05
Balance of State 59.9543.3948.83 60.6472.4078.69

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,242273 22.043.1 34.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation276
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation128
UI claimants previously working in occupation132
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 247
Number of job position postings 161
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.5

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

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

Training Resources

Alaska Works   (Anchorage)
Pipeline Training

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Aerospace Engineering MS
Engineering BS
Engineering Fundamentals AS
Systems Engineering MS
Unmanned & Autonomous Systems Engineering MS
Unmanned Systems MS
Unmanned Systems Applications BS

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
EPA/AHERA Project Design Initial - 24 Hours Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Coastal, Ocean and Port Engineer GCRT
Earthquake Engineering GCRT
Engineering BS

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Renewable Energy OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Applied Physics BS
Engineering PHD
Geological Engineering BS
Geological Engineering MS

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Pre-Major Engineering CT1

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Drafting with AutoCAD