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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?"

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining (47-5013)

Occupation description:  Operate equipment to increase oil flow from producing wells or to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells. May also perform similar services in mining exploration operations. Includes fishing-tool technicians.

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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 9931,074 8.229 117154
United States 52,90059,900 0.01,600 6,4008,700

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 24.7115.3517.88 22.4729.0837.43
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 28.3618.6324.69 28.3031.5638.21
Balance of State 33.8720.2425.79 33.1838.4656.04