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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?"

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032)

Occupation description:  Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

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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 621653 5.222 3863
United States 206,900207,200 0.07,300 12,30019,600

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 21.2012.1415.21 19.3225.3532.62
Alaska 28.2516.4120.79 27.7035.4741.16
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.9414.1918.16 23.9932.8340.55
Fairbanks North Star Borough 28.3118.6722.07 27.2932.3842.34
Balance of State 31.1620.2825.25 32.6036.9039.90