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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--Production Workers (51-9198)

Occupation description:  Help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Apprentice workers are classified in the appropriate production occupations (51-0000).

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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 160174 8.89 1626
United States 354,600385,800 0.019,700 34,90057,700

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.689.9011.59 13.9917.3220.48
Alaska 16.2510.8211.81 15.3119.4023.48
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.3012.1415.76 20.5223.6628.82
Fairbanks North Star Borough 18.0113.4114.84 17.6321.3323.67
Balance of State 14.7310.6411.36 13.6817.4020.50