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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?"

Interpreters and Translators (27-3091)

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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 6466 3.13 47
United States 76,10090,700 0.03,700 4,7009,800

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 27.4013.5418.15 24.9234.4245.37
Alaska 26.6412.0619.73 25.6532.7742.55
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 24.5711.4718.67 23.3230.3238.24