Alaska Health Care Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Athletic Trainers n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Audiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
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Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $5,257growth moderate, openings low
Chiropractors $9,369growth strong, openings low
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $7,128growth low, openings low
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,863growth moderate, openings high
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Dental Assistants $3,783growth strong, openings very high
Dental Hygienists $8,574growth robust, openings high
Dental Laboratory Technicians $4,419growth moderate, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Dentists, General $19,520growth strong, openings moderate
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $6,629growth moderate, openings low
Dietetic Technicians n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $5,532growth low, openings low
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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $4,524growth moderate, openings moderate
Epidemiologists n/an/a
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Family and General Practitioners $19,380growth strong, openings high
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Genetic Counselors n/an/a
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $6,634growth strong, openings low
Health Educators $5,220growth low, openings moderate
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $5,035growth moderate, openings low
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $5,133growth strong, openings moderate
Healthcare Social Workers $5,224growth moderate, openings moderate
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $3,765growth strong, openings very high
Hearing Aid Specialists $5,632n/a
Home Health Aides $2,774growth moderate, openings very high
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Internists, General $18,563growth strong, openings low
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,480growth moderate, openings high
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Marriage and Family Therapists $5,686n/a
Massage Therapists $7,093growth strong, openings moderate
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,534growth strong, openings high
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $6,163growth moderate, openings moderate
Medical and Health Services Managers $10,128growth moderate, openings very high
Medical Appliance Technicians n/an/a
Medical Assistants $3,445growth strong, openings very high
Medical Equipment Preparers $3,574growth moderate, openings low
Medical Equipment Repairers $5,413growth low, openings low
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $4,743growth moderate, openings high
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Medical Secretaries $3,425growth moderate, openings high
Medical Transcriptionists $3,685growth low, openings low
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,838growth strong, openings high
Mental Health Counselors $5,460growth moderate, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Nuclear Medicine Technologists $7,078growth strong, openings low
Nurse Anesthetists $13,992growth moderate, openings low
Nurse Midwives $7,679growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $10,104growth strong, openings moderate
Nursing Assistants $3,127growth moderate, openings very high
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $6,548growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Obstetricians and Gynecologists $19,694growth strong, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $7,233growth low, openings moderate
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $5,554growth low, openings low
Occupational Therapists $6,463growth moderate, openings low
Occupational Therapy Aides n/an/a
Occupational Therapy Assistants n/an/a
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians n/an/a
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $3,396growth strong, openings low
Opticians, Dispensing $3,731growth strong, openings low
Optometrists $15,650growth robust, openings low
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Orderlies n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Pediatricians, General $22,461growth strong, openings low
Personal Care Aides $2,633growth strong, openings very high
Pharmacists $11,471growth moderate, openings high
Pharmacy Aides $3,275growth strong, openings low
Pharmacy Technicians $3,300growth moderate, openings high
Phlebotomists $3,389growth moderate, openings low
Physical Therapist Aides $3,048growth strong, openings low
Physical Therapist Assistants $4,722growth strong, openings low
Physical Therapists $7,755growth strong, openings high
Physician Assistants $9,405growth strong, openings high
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $19,895growth strong, openings high
Podiatrists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Psychiatric Aides n/agrowth low, openings low
Psychiatric Technicians $2,979growth moderate, openings moderate
Psychiatrists $20,713growth moderate, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Radiation Therapists $7,232growth strong, openings low
Radiologic Technologists $5,710growth moderate, openings high
Recreational Therapists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Registered Nurses $7,204growth moderate, openings very high
Respiratory Therapists $5,985growth low, openings low
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
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Social and Human Service Assistants $2,987growth strong, openings very high
Speech-Language Pathologists $7,366growth low, openings moderate
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,523growth strong, openings high
Surgeons n/an/a
Surgical Technologists $4,600growth moderate, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Therapists, All Other n/agrowth strong, openings low