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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?"

Security Guards (33-9032)

Occupation description:  Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment. Excludes Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093).

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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 2,4492,768 13.0133 203368
United States 1,143,8001,184,000 0.059,400 90,400153,800

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.8810.1711.85 14.2718.2424.19
Alaska 20.7013.3015.95 19.2923.8731.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.0512.9415.32 18.2722.6432.96
Fairbanks North Star Borough 19.7212.3014.34 19.4823.8828.40
Balance of State 21.9915.1417.69 22.1525.0629.88