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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?"

Correctional Officers and Jailers (33-3012)

Occupation description:  Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.

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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 1,2831,243 -3.148 63107
United States 434,300402,900 0.015,900 21,00033,800

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 24.1015.2617.84 21.7228.9037.54
Alaska 30.9722.3626.22 30.0835.2639.88
Balance of State 32.5522.9526.22 31.5937.5143.55