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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?"

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators (53-4021)

Occupation description:  Operate railroad track switches. Couple or uncouple rolling stock to make up or break up trains. Signal engineers by hand or flagging. May inspect couplings, air hoses, journal boxes, and hand brakes.

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  Employment Average annual openings
  2018 estimate2028 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 2929 0.01 23
United States 13,40013,200 0.0300 1,0001,200

Job outlook

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


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