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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?"

Surveyors (17-1022)

Occupation description:  Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

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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 333406 21.99 1834
United States 49,20052,200 0.01,300 2,4004,000

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 32.6617.3622.96 30.4940.4450.41
Alaska 41.8526.2134.46 42.5149.5957.40
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 43.8032.2037.03 44.0350.8458.11
Fairbanks North Star Borough 37.9523.9230.67 35.8246.1156.47
Balance of State **30.67 *46.11*

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