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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?"

Postal Service Clerks (43-5051)

Occupation description:  Perform any combination of tasks in a post office, such as receive letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes; fill out and sell money orders; place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags; and examine mail for correct postage.

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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 427421 -1.418 1532
United States 75,70060,700 0.02,800 2,4003,700

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 24.3317.2020.75 23.2329.2129.80
Alaska 20.6513.1313.16 21.2329.2029.79
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.0219.9521.24 24.1329.2129.80
Balance of State 18.8713.1313.14 17.1923.1629.21