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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?"

Commercial Pilots (53-2012)

Occupation description:  Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing aircraft on nonscheduled air carrier routes, or helicopters. Requires Commercial Pilot certificate. Includes charter pilots with similar certification, and air ambulance and air tour pilots. Excludes regional, National, and international airline pilots.

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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 932939 0.826 6996
United States 40,70043,800 0.01,200 3,1004,600

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 102,87045,48063,040 86,080123,070179,440
Alaska 121,08044,66063,300 88,320148,100*
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 130,03043,10065,760 90,320163,180*
Balance of State 96,05045,04057,400 83,030118,510152,640

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.