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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?"

Registered Nurses (29-1141)

Occupation description:  Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes 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 5,8566,260 6.9168 155363
United States 3,059,8003,431,300 0.090,100 83,200210,400

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 37.2425.0428.90 35.2443.6453.47
Alaska 43.5129.3635.00 43.5452.3558.85
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 42.7227.5233.77 43.1753.1658.84
Fairbanks North Star Borough 40.9431.6835.14 40.6746.8050.61
Balance of State 47.6434.1439.44 45.7653.4860.80