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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?"

Power Plant Operators (51-8013)

Occupation description:  Control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators. Excludes Nuclear Power Reactor Operators (51-8011).

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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 472473 0.210 3444
United States 34,90033,200 0.0700 2,5003,000

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 38.1622.1030.34 39.4246.6152.10
Alaska 33.3016.2321.41 31.7044.8552.60
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 40.6825.9332.41 41.3448.5957.46
Balance of State 28.8215.1217.81 25.1540.1449.12