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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?"

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses (29-2061)

Occupation description:  Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

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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 522573 9.819 2347
United States 728,900807,000 0.026,100 32,40066,300

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 23.3216.6119.62 22.8326.9430.46
Alaska 30.7024.1927.09 30.2933.7438.02
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 31.4525.4627.93 31.1834.4938.28
Fairbanks North Star Borough 27.3621.2624.61 27.0829.6632.01
Balance of State 31.7925.7227.89 31.2935.1538.54