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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?"

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas (47-5021)

Occupation description:  Operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap sub-surface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. May use explosives. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.

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  Employment Average annual openings
  2018 estimate2028 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 163193 18.46 1726
United States 18,90021,500 0.0700 2,0002,900

Job outlook

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


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