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Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians (17-3023)

Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions. Excludes Broadcast Technicians (27-4012).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 251 268 6.77 9 17 28
United States 130500 130700 0.0 4300 8400 12700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 32.84 19.31 25.25 32.48 39.15 47.98
Alaska 41.43 27.39 35.09 43.07 48.63 53.62
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 40.16 21.53 30.69 42.13 50.49 57.98
Balance of State 43.19 34.65 39.65 44.19 48.08 50.36

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