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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?"

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (37-2011)

Occupation description:  Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.

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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 5,5745,717 2.6345 398757
United States 2,404,4002,564,200 0.0151,900 175,200343,100

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.439.4311.08 13.1916.8021.58
Alaska 16.6911.2013.08 15.9618.9523.31
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.7210.9712.43 15.1918.2421.61
Fairbanks North Star Borough 18.2111.5713.23 15.6618.7927.03
Balance of State 17.7112.0014.16 17.1820.0925.14