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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?"

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (19-1023)

Occupation description:  Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management. May collect and analyze biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats.

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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 920927 0.814 7085
United States 19,30020,200 0.0300 1,5001,900

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 32.3118.6923.97 30.4237.9848.93
Alaska 38.8025.4631.09 36.5643.3750.89
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.6225.9130.60 35.3742.0050.41
Fairbanks North Star Borough 35.7026.5330.84 35.1640.4846.63
Balance of State 41.1425.1132.02 38.1146.0254.30