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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?"

Order Clerks (43-4151)

Occupation description:  Receive and process incoming orders for materials, merchandise, classified ads, or services such as repairs, installations, or rental of facilities. Generally receives orders via mail, phone, fax, or other electronic means. Duties include informing customers of receipt, prices, shipping dates, and delays; preparing contracts; and handling complaints. Excludes Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032) who both dispatch and take orders for services.

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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 275283 2.912 2033
United States 166,800165,700 0.07,000 12,20019,100

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.6011.1813.13 16.4620.9925.99
Alaska 20.1312.6415.07 18.2923.9432.52
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.2212.9714.90 18.2921.6723.89
Balance of State 25.4815.7117.49 26.3533.3036.86