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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?"

Pharmacists (29-1051)

Occupation description:  Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

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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 346360 4.08 817
United States 314,300314,100 0.07,400 6,70014,100

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 60.3442.5053.91 61.5871.4778.32
Alaska 68.5651.6964.02 70.6877.7888.24
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 69.3758.4665.85 71.7878.2688.25
Fairbanks North Star Borough 57.0727.3051.67 62.9571.9277.31
Balance of State 76.8157.3365.03 72.7981.3199.70