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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?"

Riggers (49-9096)

Occupation description:  Set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.

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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 3438 11.81 34
United States 22,10023,300 0.0500 1,7002,300

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.2015.4418.37 24.4529.8237.13
Alaska 30.7020.9725.74 29.6033.9637.77
Balance of State **25.74 *33.96*

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.