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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?"

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers (33-3051)

Occupation description:  Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, State, or Federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.

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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 1,2831,242 -3.230 5884
United States 687,100721,600 0.016,900 32,50052,900

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 32.5017.7722.69 30.3640.6050.59
Alaska 42.2426.5532.82 40.5052.9760.63
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 44.5329.9935.42 44.4455.1660.81
Fairbanks North Star Borough 40.8126.3429.91 41.2749.6157.08
Balance of State 39.6422.0828.86 37.0848.3861.02