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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?"

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters (47-5031)

Occupation description:  Place and detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials. May perform specialized handling, storage, and accounting procedures. Includes seismograph shooters. Excludes Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas (47-5021) who may also work with explosives.

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  Employment Average annual openings
  2018 estimate2028 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 4553 17.82 47
United States 5,9006,200 0.0200 500800

Job outlook

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


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