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Machinists in Alaska

Considering a career as a Machinist in Alaska?

$68,080 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Machinists in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Machinists Work in Alaska?

There were approximately 160 workers employed as Machinists in this state in 2018.

There were 170 Machinists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 4,240 Machinists working in it, which means Alaska has fewer Machinists than average.


Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Machinists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 2.0%.


Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 200 total jobs in 2026 for Machinists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 40,700 annual jobs and 404,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Machinists Make in Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Machinists ranged from $38,780 to $85,500 with $68,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.65 to $41.1. The median hourly rate was $32.73.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.82 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.09.

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


Top Alaska Metros for Machinists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Anchorage, AK 60 $67,320
Fairbanks, AK 30 $64,370

Top States for Machinists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Machinists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 36,530 $45,080
Illinois 31,000 $38,540
Michigan 27,020 $39,920
Ohio 26,250 $41,390
Texas 26,050 $45,570
Indiana 18,390 $42,880
Pennsylvania 17,060 $43,730
New York 14,000 $45,550
Minnesota 12,870 $49,510
Wisconsin 12,820 $42,070
South Carolina 12,480 $36,270
North Carolina 11,710 $40,890
Washington 10,300 $50,110
Florida 9,250 $40,780
Massachusetts 7,790 $51,050
Tennessee 7,690 $43,110
Connecticut 7,590 $49,950
Georgia 7,240 $40,330
Missouri 6,280 $43,470
Kentucky 6,240 $42,430

Below are the states where Machinists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $68,080
Hawaii $67,810
District of Columbia $58,280
Delaware $56,310
Maryland $53,480
North Dakota $52,360
Wyoming $52,300
New Mexico $51,670
Massachusetts $51,050
Washington $50,110


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