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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 Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1071)

Occupation description:  Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1072) and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1042) who teach medical science.

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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 6059 -1.72 35
United States 254,800313,900 0.010,500 13,00029,400

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 121,62044,35062,350 97,320159,950*
Alaska 69,54021,19059,450 73,63086,63099,740
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 72,13042,98065,650 74,45085,76099,310

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