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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, Short Order (35-2015)

Occupation description:  Prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. May take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables. Excludes Fast Food Cooks (35-2011).

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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 440486 10.525 4171
United States 158,300157,300 0.08,400 13,90022,200

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.628.9910.16 12.0914.4817.34
Alaska 14.9510.6011.46 13.9017.7722.26
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.2010.5911.21 13.9218.6623.07
Fairbanks North Star Borough 13.6012.1112.65 13.4914.3315.87
Balance of State 14.1911.1412.83 14.1215.4717.94