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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?"

Purchasing Managers (11-3061)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Includes wholesale or retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers.

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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 178189 6.24 1116
United States 71,70074,500 0.01,800 4,3006,400

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 61.7334.3544.50 58.2373.5192.98
Alaska 50.3928.9036.46 49.0159.8570.81
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 51.5729.5338.09 47.8759.3175.48
Balance of State 49.7628.2234.91 51.2860.0171.63