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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?"

Natural Sciences Managers (11-9121)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields. Excludes Architecture and Engineering Managers (11-9041) and Computer and Information Systems Managers (11-3021).

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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 196199 1.54 1317
United States 63,50067,200 0.01,400 4,4006,100

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 69.9331.7645.65 62.0784.86*
Alaska 52.1938.0944.37 51.5658.0767.84
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 55.1141.7646.55 53.3260.5171.50
Fairbanks North Star Borough 54.0343.1646.97 51.2457.4165.69
Balance of State 47.4326.8841.10 48.2555.9862.50

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