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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?"

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (49-9071)

Occupation description:  Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs. Excludes Maintenance Workers, Machinery (49-9043).

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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 3,6073,762 4.3129 228372
United States 1,488,0001,573,400 0.053,700 94,700156,900

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 20.1711.8314.71 18.7924.5330.36
Alaska 24.5115.5017.91 23.2230.0636.97
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 23.4914.7217.63 22.4528.6735.28
Fairbanks North Star Borough 26.3715.8818.60 26.5032.0837.95
Balance of State 24.8315.7317.96 23.4030.5637.37