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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?"

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (49-3031)

Occupation description:  Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

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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 701747 6.620 4772
United States 285,300299,100 0.08,100 18,90028,400

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.2115.3818.66 23.3228.9235.62
Alaska 30.5019.8324.70 30.1936.7042.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 31.0519.6424.73 30.3337.8744.80
Fairbanks North Star Borough 27.1018.9421.49 26.4131.9238.25
Balance of State 31.4522.0026.73 32.0536.6740.36