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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?"

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (49-9098)

Occupation description:  Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

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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 831883 6.346 64115
United States 107,200115,700 0.06,000 8,30015,100

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 15.669.9912.03 14.6818.2823.17
Alaska 19.7011.0412.52 17.6325.3333.13
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.9511.1213.16 16.8019.7823.61
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.6510.8111.96 16.6419.1928.64
Balance of State 21.5811.0512.26 19.0830.1335.67