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Mechanical Drafters (17-3013)

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 83 99 19.28 3 6 11
United States 58000 54000 0.0 1900 3900 5400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 29.56 17.84 22.19 28.01 35.43 44.43

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