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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?"

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors (53-7081)

Occupation description:  Collect and dump refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck. May drive truck.

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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 269271 0.715 2338
United States 133,000143,900 0.07,500 11,60020,200

Job outlook

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


2019 Wages question mark icon

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.9010.9513.89 18.1924.1532.39
Alaska 21.1311.8214.12 19.2826.3935.39
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.8911.7113.19 18.3034.3537.91
Balance of State 20.0911.9215.40 19.3823.8429.06