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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?"

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers (43-5031)

Occupation description:  Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment at emergency response centers. Receive reports from the public of crimes, disturbances, fires, and medical or police emergencies. Relay information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May maintain contact with caller until responders arrive.

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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 393380 -3.314 2336
United States 98,300103,700 0.03,500 6,00010,100

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 21.3113.0716.18 20.1525.3131.23
Alaska 28.3618.8221.76 26.3534.2144.12
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 34.7721.1923.74 35.1644.4948.69
Balance of State 24.3916.2220.13 23.7428.9634.28