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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"

Sales Managers (11-2022)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

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Employment and Job Openings question mark icon   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2018 estimate2028 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 808846 4.717 5778
United States 405,700426,300 0.08,500 28,40039,000

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 68.1228.7640.94 60.8985.50*
Alaska 48.1021.4128.91 38.8156.0389.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 48.4220.7628.33 38.5957.0092.49
Fairbanks North Star Borough 41.1921.6726.84 40.7249.6969.08
Balance of State 50.1426.8131.83 39.4449.8298.77

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