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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?"

Architectural and Civil Drafters (17-3011)

Occupation description:  Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.

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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 178205 15.26 1322
United States 101,200103,000 0.03,400 7,10010,700

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 27.9217.2621.59 27.0933.2039.54
Alaska 31.8921.5124.89 32.1737.8544.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.4621.6324.75 33.1338.5144.98