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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?"

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School (25-2052)

Occupation description:  Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired. Substitute teachers are included in Teachers and Instructors, All Other (25-3099).

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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 296294 -0.710 1222
United States 184,300189,400 0.06,200 7,90014,500

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 64,42040,56048,800 60,46077,42097,210
Alaska 73,38052,05060,880 72,86085,930100,670
Fairbanks North Star Borough 68,66036,03054,860 71,88086,30098,020
Balance of State 68,13050,37058,710 69,19077,58087,090