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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?"

Cargo and Freight Agents (43-5011)

Occupation description:  Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.

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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 724726 0.326 4369
United States 95,500102,700 0.03,500 5,90010,100

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 22.4812.8716.39 21.0326.9033.19
Alaska 21.1915.1817.08 20.3425.5629.15
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.8214.4216.61 19.0626.2729.06
Fairbanks North Star Borough 21.2316.4118.26 21.4223.8225.40
Balance of State 22.0515.7617.87 21.4425.8230.37