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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?"

Social and Human Service Assistants (21-1093)

Occupation description:  Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care. Excludes Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015), Psychiatric Technicians (29-2053), Personal Care Aides (39-9021), and Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs (43-4061).

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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 765866 13.233 64107
United States 413,700466,000 0.017,600 34,70057,500

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.8111.4213.55 16.8521.0626.07
Alaska 20.9714.8217.12 20.1224.0329.20
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.5514.3116.77 19.3924.1329.25
Fairbanks North Star Borough 19.8515.4816.95 19.3223.1925.74
Balance of State 21.6314.8417.64 20.9424.1430.13