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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?"

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria (35-2012)

Occupation description:  Prepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as schools, hospitals, or cafeterias.

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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 646694 7.436 59100
United States 418,500437,800 0.022,700 37,80062,500

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 13.969.2310.92 13.3416.3219.50
Alaska 18.6812.4014.00 17.5022.6027.85
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.5312.6815.16 18.2822.8229.64
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.5512.0113.51 16.6021.7324.69
Balance of State 18.3212.3513.70 16.7422.6227.22