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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?"

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians (29-2057)

Occupation description:  Assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions. May administer eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct the patient in care and use of corrective lenses.

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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 7278 8.32 47
United States 53,80062,700 0.01,700 3,0005,600

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 18.6412.0114.39 17.7622.2727.10
Alaska 22.6216.6218.50 21.6224.7930.98
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 23.2717.0719.49 22.3425.9332.21