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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?"

Health Educators (21-1091)

Occupation description:  Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May serve as resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs. Excludes Community Health Workers (21-1094).

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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 306328 7.212 2438
United States 62,10068,500 0.02,400 4,9008,000

Job outlook

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

2020 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 29.8616.2120.13 27.1637.1648.99
Alaska 33.4921.9326.44 31.7739.5548.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 35.4623.7428.69 33.0341.7951.96
Balance of State 31.8121.7926.04 30.6436.8845.32