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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?"

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (35-9031)

Occupation description:  Welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.

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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 9941,113 12.0118 124254
United States 425,600472,700 0.050,200 52,700107,600

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 11.548.469.27 11.1012.6715.17
Alaska 12.5010.6010.73 11.7413.5315.13
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.1010.6010.72 11.3213.2014.96
Balance of State 13.3310.6011.19 12.3013.9415.67