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Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 64 66 3.13 3 4 7
United States 76100 90700 0.0 3700 4700 9800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 27.95 14.30 18.46 25.16 34.92 46.38
Alaska 23.88 12.60 15.77 22.76 30.49 37.31

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