Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Computer Hardware Engineers (17-2061)

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components. Excludes Software Developers, Applications (15-1132) and Software Developers, Systems Software (15-1133).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 55 57 3.64 1 3 4
United States 64400 68400 0.0 1300 3500 5200
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 60.65 33.70 43.42 57.48 73.77 92.36
Alaska 57.90 36.20 43.42 55.99 71.84 86.98
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 58.70 35.93 43.34 57.38 73.44 87.58

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