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Electrical Engineers (17-2071)

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. Excludes Computer Hardware Engineers (17-2061).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 271 294 8.49 6 13 21
United States 191900 201100 0.0 4000 9000 13900
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 50.96 31.19 37.98 48.48 61.86 76.69
Alaska 54.26 27.52 35.98 54.00 68.44 83.86
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 54.83 26.48 35.38 54.20 70.42 86.05
Balance of State 51.49 30.44 39.40 54.06 62.15 72.50

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