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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?"

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121)

Occupation description:  Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

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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 590639 8.316 5273
United States 424,700439,100 0.011,100 36,30048,800

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 21.7314.1716.80 20.4325.1730.89
Alaska 32.0919.9825.52 32.5138.5545.33
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 33.3220.8726.23 33.4340.8246.67
Fairbanks North Star Borough 34.2422.9228.25 35.2841.1946.47
Balance of State 30.9219.1124.75 31.5237.3943.37