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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?"

Physician Assistants (29-1071)

Occupation description:  Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants. Excludes Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (29-2041), Medical Assistants (31-9092), Registered Nurses (29-1141), Nurse Anesthetists (29-1151), Nurse Midwives (29-1161), and Nurse Practitioners (29-1171).

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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 437473 8.27 1930
United States 118,800155,700 0.02,100 5,70011,500

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 54.0434.9644.62 53.9762.7575.54
Alaska 61.7942.4752.81 61.7773.4581.60
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 61.0144.6452.74 60.1871.4980.47
Fairbanks North Star Borough 64.5450.8857.81 67.4874.5078.71
Balance of State 62.2725.0850.74 64.0475.7889.37