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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?"

Medical Secretaries (43-6013)

Occupation description:  Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

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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 767836 9.041 4997
United States 601,700698,100 0.033,300 39,40082,400

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 18.3112.5814.71 17.5921.4725.59
Alaska 19.1314.0816.08 18.5622.4425.00
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.5615.4116.69 18.8322.6224.99
Fairbanks North Star Borough 21.0316.1717.65 20.3823.8927.96
Balance of State 16.8512.4213.36 14.9720.4823.93