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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?"

Chemical Engineers (17-2041)

Occupation description:  Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.

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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 6267 8.11 34
United States 33,90036,000 0.0700 1,5002,400

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 56.2932.1240.73 52.3066.2884.66
Alaska 69.2833.2045.77 68.1590.30*
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area **45.77 *90.30*
Balance of State **45.77 *90.30*

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