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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?"

Community Health Workers (21-1094)

Occupation description:  Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs. Excludes Health Educators (21-1091).

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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 126138 9.55 1016
United States 61,70069,400 0.02,400 5,0008,200

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 21.3412.8215.79 19.4125.4132.86
Alaska 24.0015.2317.44 22.0428.9737.99
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.6510.2615.75 17.7521.2427.87
Fairbanks North Star Borough 21.5515.9417.51 20.8826.4829.36
Balance of State 27.8417.0920.75 26.0732.8743.86