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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?"

Veterinarians (29-1131)

Occupation description:  Diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct research and development, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.

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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 162200 23.53 411
United States 84,500100,100 0.01,800 1,8005,100

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 50.3927.9236.34 45.9058.9477.30
Alaska 45.6720.9029.60 41.9749.1264.20
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 47.6820.3032.55 42.5149.7264.24
Balance of State 40.5825.3127.91 34.7845.5969.06