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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?"

Mechanical Engineers (17-2141)

Occupation description:  Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

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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 329365 10.96 1727
United States 312,900325,700 0.06,000 15,60022,900

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 44.9727.4733.79 42.5153.8466.36
Alaska 49.6928.7738.72 49.2961.1274.65
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 51.2732.2440.36 50.5862.0175.17
Fairbanks North Star Borough 48.0633.5840.48 47.2253.4566.33
Balance of State 46.9420.1530.98 47.6560.9475.43