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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?"

Child, Family, and School Social Workers (21-1021)

Occupation description:  Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

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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 9561,021 6.829 67102
United States 339,800364,600 0.010,400 24,00036,900

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.5314.8417.94 22.7829.1337.61
Alaska 25.3414.7519.50 24.6930.7436.99
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 27.1519.8622.51 26.6530.8836.75
Fairbanks North Star Borough 26.7717.3620.39 24.4431.8139.11
Balance of State 23.8310.2617.05 22.5230.3237.20