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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?"

Retail Salespersons (41-2031)

Occupation description:  Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers. Excludes Cashiers (41-2011).

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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 13,41213,721 2.3780 1,2022,013
United States 4,510,9004,409,100 0.0256,300 395,200641,300

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 14.129.0910.47 12.1415.1320.57
Alaska 15.6210.7411.72 13.7917.0822.44
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.2310.7411.77 13.9117.4823.75
Fairbanks North Star Borough 13.6610.5211.20 12.5414.7618.44
Balance of State 15.3310.9512.08 14.2917.4821.71