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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?"

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels (53-5021)

Occupation description:  Command or supervise operations of ships and water vessels, such as tugboats and ferryboats. Required to hold license issued by U.S. Coast Guard. Excludes Motorboat Operators (53-5022).

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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 642681 6.117 4566
United States 38,70038,000 0.01,000 2,6003,600

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 42.0317.9224.05 34.7850.6473.89
Alaska 36.5920.1626.32 32.4945.7558.43
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 46.4922.0929.44 43.2560.4383.56
Balance of State 35.0919.9625.86 31.7843.2554.27