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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?"

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service (43-9051)

Occupation description:  Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to time stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.

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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 119121 1.76 814
United States 90,10084,200 0.04,200 5,5009,100

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 15.6810.2812.22 14.8918.4922.65
Alaska 18.7312.2514.29 18.4322.3826.53
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.3415.6416.74 20.3322.1223.88
Balance of State 19.5812.5513.75 17.8725.9029.68