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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, Restaurant (35-2014)

Occupation description:  Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.

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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 2,5472,867 12.6144 239415
United States 1,362,3001,661,300 0.080,200 133,600243,800

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 13.809.6011.31 13.3615.6718.62
Alaska 14.8210.9011.95 14.5817.4119.30
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.1910.7911.66 13.8116.5618.70
Fairbanks North Star Borough 14.4910.6511.49 13.9917.0619.00
Balance of State 16.7012.3014.59 16.8318.8421.60