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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?"

Food Preparation Workers (35-2021)

Occupation description:  Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.

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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 3,8184,224 10.6295 401737
United States 842,100911,200 0.064,300 87,400158,500

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 12.418.7610.00 11.9214.2617.07
Alaska 14.8810.7811.70 13.7216.9421.16
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 14.1110.7311.45 12.9415.5819.47
Fairbanks North Star Borough 14.8410.6011.52 13.4616.8920.11
Balance of State 16.4311.2712.95 15.2418.8924.33