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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?"

Highway Maintenance Workers (47-4051)

Occupation description:  Maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement, repairing guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road or plow snow from roadway. Excludes Tree Trimmers and Pruners (37-3013).

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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 136136 0.05 1015
United States 155,300162,700 0.06,400 11,20018,400

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.3912.9015.95 19.5824.2329.09
Alaska 23.5716.1917.43 19.5130.8933.29
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 31.3124.4629.71 30.9033.2837.18
Balance of State 18.1815.8816.62 17.8519.0819.94