Mechanical Engineers (17-2141)
Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||49.07||30.52||37.50||48.28||56.14||63.37|
|Balance of State||60.04||22.80||38.38||55.23||79.61||94.26|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.