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Electrical Engineers in Alaska

Considering a career as an Electrical Engineer in Alaska?

$111,100 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Electrical Engineers in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Alaska?

There were approximately 350 workers employed as Electrical Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 370 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,430 Electrical Engineers working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Electrical Engineers than average.


Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.6%.


Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 290 total jobs in 2026 for Electrical Engineers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 13,900 annual jobs and 204,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Electrical Engineers Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $71,480 to $168,900 with $111,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.36 to $81.2. The median hourly rate was $53.41.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $52.13 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.28.

The median salary in Alaska is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Alaska Metros for Electrical Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electrical Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 300 $111,200

Top States for Electrical Engineers Employment

View the list below to see where most Electrical Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,570 $110,190
Texas 14,680 $99,670
New York 10,500 $99,410
Michigan 9,190 $88,930
Pennsylvania 8,870 $91,710
Massachusetts 7,520 $113,270
Virginia 6,880 $104,310
Ohio 6,760 $83,790
Florida 5,940 $90,660
Washington 5,650 $111,730
North Carolina 5,090 $91,680
Illinois 4,860 $92,570
Arizona 4,840 $102,790
Maryland 4,760 $105,680
Alabama 4,540 $94,320
Georgia 4,330 $84,740
Wisconsin 3,920 $82,680
Minnesota 3,910 $95,380
Missouri 3,680 $91,960
New Jersey 3,590 $108,470

Below are the states where Electrical Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $115,560
Massachusetts $113,270
New Mexico $111,910
Washington $111,730
Alaska $111,100
California $110,190
New Jersey $108,470
Maryland $105,680
Delaware $105,430
Rhode Island $105,400

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