Petroleum Engineers (17-2171)
Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.
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 low with moderate employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||71.91||41.97||49.72||66.59||79.48||*|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.