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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?"

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service (43-2011)

Occupation description:  Operate telephone business systems equipment or switchboards to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls. May supply information to callers and record messages.

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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 207225 8.712 1428
United States 73,40055,900 0.03,700 4,3006,300

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.8810.5112.34 14.7218.1723.06
Alaska 15.6912.1513.18 14.7017.3819.10
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.1212.1913.93 15.7918.0219.11