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Electronics Engineers, Except Computer (17-2072)

Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls. Excludes Computer Hardware Engineers (17-2061).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 47 44 -6.38 1 2 3
United States 138500 137300 0.0 2800 6300 9000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 54.00 33.28 40.58 51.70 65.05 80.48
Alaska 51.45 33.83 37.05 44.38 58.57 76.80
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 51.19 42.22 44.55 49.66 58.12 63.82

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