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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?"

Biological Technicians (19-4021)

Occupation description:  Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, and calculate and record results. May analyze organic substances, such as blood, food, and drugs.

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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 574563 -1.98 5158
United States 85,00090,700 0.01,300 7,9009,800

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 23.6114.2017.25 22.0528.4735.26
Alaska 22.2416.6418.69 21.6925.4428.95
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.7515.9217.82 19.6321.8624.21
Balance of State 23.2517.7419.31 22.6526.4030.15