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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?"

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service (33-9092)

Occupation description:  Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes to provide assistance and protection to participants.

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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 526529 0.669 58127
United States 151,800162,400 0.020,700 17,30039,000

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 12.208.579.48 11.2613.2817.28
Alaska 16.4711.0713.36 16.3918.9022.72
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.0010.4511.19 14.1218.1021.77
Balance of State 16.8712.9715.20 16.9418.7521.65