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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?"

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks (43-4081)

Occupation description:  Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests.

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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 9731,071 10.156 117183
United States 265,400248,700 0.014,100 29,40041,900

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 12.478.8210.07 11.7614.0217.09
Alaska 14.1510.6611.63 13.8115.7918.69
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.8210.3910.95 11.9014.4416.47
Fairbanks North Star Borough 15.4511.2013.28 16.0618.1019.34
Balance of State 15.2412.2613.24 14.6016.8719.74