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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?"

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education (25-2011)

Occupation description:  Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. Substitute teachers are included in Teachers and Instructors, All Other (25-3099). May be required to hold State certification. Excludes Childcare Workers (39-9011) and Special Education Teachers (25-2050).

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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 702750 6.829 4478
United States 523,600560,500 0.021,500 32,90058,100

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 16.6610.1611.94 14.6719.1026.46
Alaska 17.1110.9512.76 15.1518.2925.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.4810.6911.85 13.9316.1419.19
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.6412.5915.61 17.7220.4923.13
Balance of State 21.6615.1116.32 18.3226.7232.72