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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?"

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors (21-1012)

Occupation description:  Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

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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 505499 -1.216 3550
United States 324,500351,700 0.011,000 23,60037,300

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 29.3316.5321.16 27.4235.7946.20
Alaska 32.3219.9323.51 29.8640.7049.05
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.0420.2123.50 29.9739.2848.90
Fairbanks North Star Borough 30.5215.7821.64 28.5641.2847.42
Balance of State 33.5220.2724.58 30.0642.3250.31