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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?"

Healthcare Social Workers (21-1022)

Occupation description:  Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services. May also provide care and case management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.

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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 206222 7.86 1523
United States 180,500211,100 0.05,800 13,30022,200

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.5116.8321.25 27.2934.1441.41
Alaska 31.2620.2424.25 32.6736.9941.10
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.4321.0127.75 33.7537.3841.40
Balance of State 28.1519.4021.78 27.3734.5138.24