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Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians (17-3021)

Operate, install, calibrate, and maintain integrated computer/communications systems, consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test, and measurement instruments and equipment, which are used to launch, track, position, and evaluate air and space vehicles. May record and interpret test data.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 60 65 8.33 2 4 6
United States 10500 11000 0.0 400 700 1100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 33.98 20.87 25.86 32.97 40.66 49.74

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