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Environmental Engineering Technicians (17-3025)

Apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of engineering staff or scientist. May assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 212 237 11.79 7 14 24
United States 17900 19500 0.0 600 1200 2000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 27.20 15.79 18.91 24.82 32.26 42.18
Alaska 31.52 14.76 19.41 30.84 38.26 47.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.76 15.74 27.21 35.03 42.00 57.11
Balance of State 26.90 14.66 18.03 27.63 34.83 39.48

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