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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?"

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers (47-4041)

Occupation description:  Identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.

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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 412451 9.518 3658
United States 45,90050,800 0.02,100 4,0006,600

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 22.9513.9916.86 21.1127.8235.89
Alaska 28.4421.5224.61 27.7030.5937.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.0420.3321.98 24.5428.0030.17
Balance of State 30.0825.3926.82 29.2431.6138.67