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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?"

Firefighters (33-2011)

Occupation description:  Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.

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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 1,4401,402 -2.626 7193
United States 332,400350,000 0.06,100 17,10025,000

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.2712.2916.57 24.4533.1944.24
Alaska 26.1412.3019.05 26.8932.7038.28
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.5411.4413.19 26.6736.4141.50
Fairbanks North Star Borough 22.4911.9914.03 25.0028.6831.77
Balance of State 27.9420.5223.17 27.6931.2835.66