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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 Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators (43-5053)

Occupation description:  Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service. Excludes Postal Service Clerks (43-5051) and Postal Service Mail Carriers (43-5052).

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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 n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 99,70076,000 0.04,000 3,2004,900

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.6117.1918.77 28.9129.2129.46
Alaska 23.3217.1917.20 21.8129.2029.21
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 23.3517.1917.20 22.0329.2029.21
Balance of State 24.0517.2019.96 22.9529.2129.21