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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?"

Lawyers (23-1011)

Occupation description:  Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

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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 985923 -6.320 2539
United States 823,900874,000 0.018,200 22,50045,700

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 69.8628.6938.92 59.1189.59*
Alaska 55.4133.2440.07 51.7563.2178.46
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 54.2431.8438.16 50.3261.5675.89
Fairbanks North Star Borough 55.7236.8043.52 53.3163.0781.09
Balance of State 59.0636.2345.20 56.1169.4378.95

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.