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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?"

Painters, Construction and Maintenance (47-2141)

Occupation description:  Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency. Excludes Paperhangers (47-2142).

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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 460495 7.617 3252
United States 375,600398,000 0.013,400 25,80041,400

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 21.4613.0415.92 19.3725.6232.48
Alaska 27.6717.6921.63 27.5933.2438.40
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 27.3517.5720.64 26.7133.1539.07
Fairbanks North Star Borough 25.0415.8218.08 25.8230.2735.30
Balance of State 29.7323.2626.42 29.5734.1937.67