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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?"

Waiters and Waitresses (35-3031)

Occupation description:  Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment. Excludes Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop (35-3022).

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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 4,6635,215 11.8343 6051,003
United States 2,634,6002,804,800 0.0188,700 333,300539,000

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 12.888.379.11 11.0014.2420.65
Alaska 12.9710.5110.73 11.4913.4118.37
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.7610.4010.72 11.3712.5317.72
Fairbanks North Star Borough 12.9110.6310.99 11.6412.4418.43
Balance of State 13.5310.5910.73 11.7916.5218.73