Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Aerospace Engineers (17-2011)

Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 41 46 12.2 1 2 4
United States 67200 68300 0.0 1400 2900 4500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 58.23 34.99 43.98 57.02 71.43 82.32
Alaska 44.33 22.41 26.18 49.11 60.93 64.71

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.