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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?"

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines (49-3042)

Occupation description:  Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Excludes Rail Car Repairers (49-3043) and Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (49-3031).

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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 822910 10.727 5995
United States 150,300155,700 0.04,800 10,40015,800

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.3616.7820.65 25.6630.8137.50
Alaska 33.9323.1129.65 34.6238.5644.77
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.6321.7729.01 34.4138.3544.78
Fairbanks North Star Borough 38.4732.1034.94 38.3342.8247.21
Balance of State 32.7222.6528.07 33.3637.4242.17