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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?"

Nurse Practitioners (29-1171)

Occupation description:  Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

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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 348378 8.67 1222
United States 189,100242,400 0.04,300 7,30016,900

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 53.7739.1444.61 52.8061.0773.16
Alaska 55.7229.5839.37 56.0068.2979.66
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 55.3827.2345.95 55.7864.1579.11
Fairbanks North Star Borough 68.5351.0755.52 62.5873.8482.80
Balance of State 53.5530.4235.34 53.3370.3279.56