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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?"

Carpenters (47-2031)

Occupation description:  Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways

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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 2,1622,467 14.172 167270
United States 1,006,5001,086,600 0.032,700 75,600116,300

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities. Read more.


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.4114.5117.86 23.2430.3140.72
Alaska 31.7421.4625.70 31.3236.7540.39
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 32.0821.5025.28 32.3337.0840.72
Fairbanks North Star Borough 33.8016.4121.70 33.2237.8765.51
Balance of State 30.7923.3426.33 29.7735.7639.55