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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?"

Construction and Building Inspectors (47-4011)

Occupation description:  Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

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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 276305 10.516 2039
United States 117,300125,000 0.06,700 8,30015,800

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.9617.5222.65 29.1937.7847.51
Alaska 40.4027.0132.98 39.1948.1957.18
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 41.1026.4133.59 40.2949.5958.03
Balance of State 39.9228.5832.66 36.9646.1057.70