Skip to content Back to Top

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?"

Medical Assistants (31-9092)

Occupation description:  Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Excludes Physician Assistants (29-1071).

For an explanation of the data, click on the question mark question mark icon next to the heading.

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 1,7421,892 8.671 129215
United States 686,600841,500 0.029,800 54,30099,700

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 17.1712.4114.16 16.7319.3623.43
Alaska 21.9416.6318.63 21.5524.3728.25
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.6916.5118.39 21.4924.4828.25
Fairbanks North Star Borough 21.5216.4018.49 21.1524.0127.70
Balance of State 23.0817.4019.67 21.8724.1828.73