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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?"

Paralegals and Legal Assistants (23-2011)

Occupation description:  Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes Legal Secretaries (43-6012).

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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 530472 -10.917 3647
United States 325,700364,800 0.011,500 25,00040,400

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 26.4515.4618.99 24.8731.5439.66
Alaska 27.0917.6022.32 26.9630.6037.01
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.4216.7520.39 26.4030.1537.02
Fairbanks North Star Borough 27.7019.9723.25 27.3232.0335.71
Balance of State 29.5723.6125.41 28.4631.6038.59