Atmospheric and Space Scientists (19-2021)
Investigate atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data, gathered by surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Includes weather analysts and forecasters whose functions require the detailed knowledge of meteorology.
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 low employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||38.05||23.44||30.01||39.08||39.21||52.77|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.