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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?"

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters (47-2152)

Occupation description:  Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems. Includes sprinklerfitters.

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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 1,3071,411 8.040 111161
United States 500,300568,600 0.015,600 43,70066,100

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.7515.7119.82 26.5235.2846.72
Alaska 38.2826.3530.93 38.0245.2549.96
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 38.7126.2031.08 39.7546.1550.36
Fairbanks North Star Borough 41.2126.4432.11 39.3947.5664.87
Balance of State 34.9226.5530.01 34.6440.2545.85