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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"

Mechanical Engineering Technicians (17-3027)

Occupation description:  Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2018 estimate2028 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6069 15.02 47
United States 42,60043,800 0.01,400 2,8004,300

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.4416.9021.24 27.4034.6842.62
Alaska 25.6510.5611.56 27.8834.8041.37
Balance of State 21.6610.3711.08 25.0830.7635.46