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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?"

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers (53-3032)

Occupation description:  Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

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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 2,7672,994 8.2119 209351
United States 1,958,8002,058,500 0.082,700 145,700238,400

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 22.5214.0117.43 21.7626.8532.13
Alaska 28.7718.9523.29 27.8432.6339.81
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 29.4016.2622.54 28.0333.2244.72
Fairbanks North Star Borough 29.2421.6925.47 28.7533.7238.36
Balance of State 27.2019.3022.69 26.5630.7937.25