Alaska Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Occupations by Employment Outlook

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Physician Assistants $10,711growth robust, openings moderate
Radiologic Technologists $6,404growth robust, openings moderate
Chiropractors $6,590growth robust, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Dentists, General $19,994growth robust, openings low
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $8,106growth robust, openings low
Family and General Practitioners n/agrowth robust, openings low
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other n/agrowth robust, openings low
Internists, General n/agrowth robust, openings low
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $7,501growth robust, openings low
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nuclear Medicine Technologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nurse Anesthetists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nurse Midwives $7,160growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $9,658growth robust, openings low
Obstetricians and Gynecologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Optometrists $11,962growth robust, openings low
Pediatricians, General n/agrowth robust, openings low
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other n/agrowth robust, openings low
Radiation Therapists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Registered Nurses $7,542growth strong, openings very high
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Audiologists $6,713growth strong, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $6,053growth strong, openings low
Psychiatrists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Respiratory Therapists $5,791growth strong, openings low
Veterinarians $7,916growth strong, openings low
Pharmacists $11,884growth moderate, openings low
Accountants and Auditors $6,608growth low, openings very high
Civil Engineers $8,405growth low, openings high
Computer User Support Specialists n/agrowth low, openings high
Computer and Information Systems Managers $9,387growth low, openings high
Engineers, All Other $9,879growth low, openings high
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $6,726growth low, openings high
Biological Scientists, All Other $6,833growth low, openings moderate
Biological Technicians $3,855growth low, openings moderate
Civil Engineering Technicians $5,448growth low, openings moderate
Computer Programmers n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Computer Systems Analysts n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Construction and Building Inspectors $7,003growth low, openings moderate
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $6,815growth low, openings moderate
Financial Specialists, All Other n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Forest and Conservation Technicians n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Geological and Petroleum Technicians n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $8,511growth low, openings moderate
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other $5,005growth low, openings moderate
Logisticians $7,829growth low, openings moderate
Network and Computer Systems Administrators n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Petroleum Engineers $12,510growth low, openings moderate
Surveyors $7,254growth low, openings moderate
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
Aerospace Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Anthropologists and Archeologists $7,728growth low, openings low
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $7,702growth low, openings low
Architectural and Civil Drafters $5,528growth low, openings low
Architectural and Engineering Managers $11,786growth low, openings low
Atmospheric and Space Scientists $7,445growth low, openings low
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $6,810growth low, openings low
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians $3,417growth low, openings low
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Broadcast Technicians $2,737growth low, openings low
Budget Analysts $6,763growth low, openings low
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $6,753growth low, openings low
Chemical Engineers $12,009growth low, openings low
Chemical Technicians $5,599growth low, openings low
Chemists $7,123growth low, openings low
Computer Hardware Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer Network Architects n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer Network Support Specialists n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer Occupations, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer and Information Research Scientists n/agrowth low, openings low
Conservation Scientists $6,233growth low, openings low
Cost Estimators $7,121growth low, openings low
Database Administrators n/agrowth low, openings low
Desktop Publishers n/agrowth low, openings low
Drafters, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Economists $7,874growth low, openings low
Electrical Engineers $9,205growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians $7,109growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronics Drafters $5,463growth low, openings low
Electro-Mechanical Technicians $4,990growth low, openings low
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $7,895growth low, openings low
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Environmental Engineering Technicians $5,320growth low, openings low
Environmental Engineers $8,257growth low, openings low
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Film and Video Editors n/agrowth low, openings low
Financial Analysts n/agrowth low, openings low
Foresters $6,158growth low, openings low
Graphic Designers $5,007growth low, openings low
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $7,212growth low, openings low
Hydrologists $7,401growth low, openings low
Information Security Analysts n/agrowth low, openings low
Landscape Architects n/agrowth low, openings low
Life Scientists, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $5,873growth low, openings low
Materials Engineers $7,777growth low, openings low
Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Mechanical Drafters $6,114growth low, openings low
Mechanical Engineering Technicians $4,446growth low, openings low
Mechanical Engineers $8,613growth low, openings low
Microbiologists n/agrowth low, openings low
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $9,438growth low, openings low
Museum Technicians and Conservators $4,139growth low, openings low
Natural Sciences Managers $9,047growth low, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists n/agrowth low, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
Operations Research Analysts $6,218growth low, openings low
Physical Scientists, All Other $8,358growth low, openings low
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Sales Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Social Science Research Assistants n/agrowth low, openings low
Software Developers, Applications n/agrowth low, openings low
Software Developers, Systems Software n/agrowth low, openings low
Soil and Plant Scientists n/agrowth low, openings low
Statistical Assistants n/agrowth low, openings low
Statisticians $7,462growth low, openings low
Survey Researchers $4,832growth low, openings low
Surveying and Mapping Technicians $5,838growth low, openings low
Urban and Regional Planners $6,889growth low, openings low
Web Developers n/agrowth low, openings low
Actuaries n/an/a
Agricultural Engineers n/an/a
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians n/an/a
Animal Scientists n/an/a
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Astronomers n/an/a
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists n/an/a
Biochemists and Biophysicists n/an/a
Biomedical Engineers n/an/a
Chemical Plant and System Operators n/an/a
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Commercial and Industrial Designers n/an/a
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Credit Analysts n/an/a
Embalmers n/an/a
Epidemiologists n/an/a
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers n/an/a
Fire Inspectors and Investigators $5,236n/a
Food Scientists and Technologists n/an/a
Forensic Science Technicians $6,032n/a
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Genetic Counselors n/an/a
Geographers n/an/a
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Industrial Engineering Technicians $7,482n/a
Industrial Engineers n/an/a
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists n/an/a
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects $9,326n/a
Materials Scientists n/an/a
Mathematical Technicians n/an/a
Mathematicians n/an/a
Multimedia Artists and Animators $4,198n/a
Nuclear Engineers n/an/a
Nuclear Technicians n/an/a
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
Physicists n/an/a
Podiatrists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
Sociologists n/an/a
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Sound Engineering Technicians n/an/a
Surgeons n/an/a
Traffic Technicians n/an/a

For more information see “Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math Knowledge-based workers in Alaska” in Alaska Economic Trends.