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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?"

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers (51-9061)

Occupation description:  Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

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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 224254 13.49 2032
United States 574,000473,100 0.020,800 43,70054,400

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.6711.8514.61 18.8224.9931.86
Alaska 38.8018.5628.31 39.5746.8552.64
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.6915.2927.81 32.8943.2650.77
Fairbanks North Star Borough 38.3225.8529.47 41.4945.7548.32
Balance of State 40.5015.6329.54 44.1150.6159.01