Alaska Health Care Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Aides, Home Care $2,507growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Home Health $2,425growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Nursing $3,098growth strong, openings very high
Aides, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Aides, Personal Care $2,507growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Pharmacy n/agrowth robust, openings low
Aides, Physical Therapist $3,223growth robust, openings low
Aides, Psychiatric $3,489growth strong, openings moderate
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Appliance Technicians, Medical n/agrowth robust, openings low
Assistants, Dental $3,629growth robust, openings very high
Assistants, Human and Social Service $2,941growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Medical $3,307growth robust, openings very high
Assistants, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Assistants, Physical Therapist $5,127growth robust, openings low
Assistants, Physician $8,840growth robust, openings high
Assistants, Social Service $2,941growth strong, openings very high
Athletic Trainers n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Attendants, Nursing $3,098growth strong, openings very high
Audiologists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,222growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $6,316growth robust, openings low
Certified Nursing Assistant (see Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $3,098growth strong, openings very high
Chiropractors n/agrowth robust, openings low
Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,087growth robust, openings high
Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,590growth robust, openings moderate
Clinical Psychologists $5,669growth moderate, openings low
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $5,669growth moderate, openings low
CNA (Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $3,098growth strong, openings very high
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,808growth strong, openings very high
Counseling Psychologists $5,669growth moderate, openings low
Counselors, Behavioral Disorder $4,222growth robust, openings high
Counselors, Mental Health $4,900growth robust, openings high
Counselors, Substance Abuse $4,222growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Dental Assistants $3,629growth robust, openings very high
Dental Hygienists $6,306growth robust, openings high
Dental Laboratory Technicians $4,515growth robust, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/an/a
Dentists, General $17,157growth robust, openings low
Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Dentists, Orthodontist n/an/a
Dentists, Prosthodontists n/an/a
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $6,895growth robust, openings low
Dietetic Technicians n/agrowth strong, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $5,289growth strong, openings low
Dispensing Opticians $3,743growth robust, openings moderate
Drug Counselor (see Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors) $4,222growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Educators, Health $4,848growth strong, openings low
EKG Technician (see Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians) $6,316growth robust, openings low
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $3,869growth strong, openings high
EMT (Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics) $3,869growth strong, openings high
Epidemiologists n/an/a
Equipment Repairers, Medical $5,773growth strong, openings low
Eye Glass Maker (see Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians) n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Family and General Practitioners $19,028growth robust, openings high
Family Therapists $4,990n/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
General Internists $17,048growth strong, openings low
General Practitioners, Physicians $19,028growth robust, openings high
Genetic Counselors n/an/a
Gynecologists $20,504growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Health Aides, Home $2,425growth robust, openings very high
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $6,393growth robust, openings low
Health Educators $4,848growth strong, openings low
Health Information Technicians $3,513growth robust, openings high
Health Services Managers $9,313growth strong, openings very high
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $6,053growth low, openings low
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $4,338growth robust, openings high
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $4,888growth strong, openings high
Healthcare Social Workers $4,373growth strong, openings moderate
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $3,418growth robust, openings very high
Healthcare Technical Workers, All Other $4,888growth strong, openings high
Hearing Aid Specialists n/an/a
Home Care Aides $2,507growth robust, openings very high
Home Health Aides $2,425growth robust, openings very high
Human Service Assistants $2,941growth strong, openings very high
Hygienists, Dental $6,306growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Instructors: Nursing, Postsecondary $7,173growth low, openings low
Internists, General $17,048growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Laboratory Technicians, Clinical $4,087growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Dental $4,515growth robust, openings low
Laboratory Technicians, Medical and Clinical $4,087growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Ophthalmic n/an/a
Laboratory Technologists, Clinical $5,590growth robust, openings moderate
Laboratory Technologists, Medical and Clinical $5,590growth robust, openings moderate
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,532growth robust, openings very high
LPN (Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses) $4,532growth robust, openings very high
LPN- Licensed Practical Nurses $4,532growth robust, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Managers, Health Services $9,313growth strong, openings very high
Managers, Medical Services $9,313growth strong, openings very high
Marriage and Family Therapists $4,990n/a
Massage Therapists $7,023growth robust, openings moderate
Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,087growth robust, openings high
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,590growth robust, openings moderate
Medical and Health Services Managers $9,313growth strong, openings very high
Medical Appliance Technicians n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Assistants $3,307growth robust, openings very high
Medical Equipment Preparers $3,462growth strong, openings low
Medical Equipment Repairers $5,773growth strong, openings low
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $3,513growth robust, openings high
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Secretaries $3,123growth robust, openings high
Medical Stenographer (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,021growth robust, openings low
Medical Technicians, Appliance n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Transcriptionists $3,021growth robust, openings low
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,637growth robust, openings very high
Mental Health Counselors $4,900growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Nuclear Medicine Technologists $6,828growth robust, openings low
Nurse Anesthetists $12,263n/a
Nurse Midwives $8,446growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $9,639growth robust, openings moderate
Nurses, Licensed Practical $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Licensed Vocational $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, LPN $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Practical, Licensed $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Registered $7,145growth strong, openings very high
Nurses, RN $7,145growth strong, openings very high
Nurses, Vocational, Licensed $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Nursing Assistants $3,098growth strong, openings very high
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $7,173growth low, openings low
Nursing Supervisor $7,145growth strong, openings very high
Nursing, Attendants $3,098growth strong, openings very high
Nursing, Orderlies $2,598growth robust, openings low
Nutritionists and Dietitians $5,289growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
OB/GYN (see Obstetricians and Gynecologists) $20,504growth robust, openings low
Obstetricians and Gynecologists $20,504growth robust, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $6,935growth moderate, openings moderate
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $5,753growth strong, openings low
Occupational Therapists $6,311growth strong, openings low
Occupational Therapy Aides n/an/a
Occupational Therapy Assistants n/an/a
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians n/an/a
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $3,989growth robust, openings low
Opticians, Dispensing $3,743growth robust, openings moderate
Optometrists $14,887growth robust, openings low
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Oral Hygienists (see Dental Hygienists) $6,306growth robust, openings high
Orderlies $2,598growth robust, openings low
Orderlies, Nursing $2,598growth robust, openings low
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Paramedics $3,869growth strong, openings high
Pathologists, Speech-Language $6,800growth strong, openings low
Pediatricians, General $15,751growth robust, openings low
Personal Care Aides $2,507growth robust, openings very high
Pharmacists $11,360growth strong, openings high
Pharmacy Aides n/agrowth robust, openings low
Pharmacy Technicians $3,332growth strong, openings high
Phlebotomists $3,212growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Aides $3,223growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Assistants $5,127growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapists $8,029growth robust, openings high
Physician Assistants $8,840growth robust, openings high
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $13,988growth robust, openings moderate
Physicians, Family and General Practitioners $19,028growth robust, openings high
Physicians, General Practitioners $19,028growth robust, openings high
Physicians, Gynecology $20,504growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Obstetrics and Gynecology $20,504growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Optometry $14,887growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Psychiatrists $19,373growth robust, openings low
Physicians: Internists, General $17,048growth strong, openings low
Physicians: Pediatricians, General $15,751growth robust, openings low
Podiatrists n/an/a
Preparers, Medical Equipment $3,462growth strong, openings low
Prosthetists and Orthotists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Psychiatric Aides $3,489growth strong, openings moderate
Psychiatric Technicians $3,073growth strong, openings high
Psychiatrists $19,373growth robust, openings low
Psychologists, Clinical and Counseling $5,669growth moderate, openings low
Psychologists, School $5,669growth moderate, openings low
Public Health Nurse (see Registered Nurses) $7,145growth strong, openings very high
Public Health Social Workers $4,373growth strong, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Radiation Therapists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Radiologic Technologists $5,739growth robust, openings high
Recreational Therapists n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Registered Nurses $7,145growth strong, openings very high
Repairers, Medical Equipment $5,773growth strong, openings low
Respiratory Therapists $5,748growth strong, openings low
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
RN (Registered Nurse) $7,145growth strong, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Safety Specialists, Occupational $6,935growth moderate, openings moderate
Safety Technicians, Occupational $5,753growth strong, openings low
School Psychologists $5,669growth moderate, openings low
Scientists: Medical, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Secretaries, Medical $3,123growth robust, openings high
Social and Human Service Assistants $2,941growth strong, openings very high
Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,808growth strong, openings very high
Social Workers, Medical and Public Health $4,373growth strong, openings moderate
Social Workers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse $3,637growth robust, openings very high
Social Workers, Public Health $4,373growth strong, openings moderate
Social Workers, Substance Abuse $3,637growth robust, openings very high
Sonographers, Diagnostic Medical $6,895growth robust, openings low
Specialists, Community and Social Service, All Other $3,808growth strong, openings very high
Specialists, Occupational Health and Safety $6,935growth moderate, openings moderate
Specialists, Social Service, All Other $3,808growth strong, openings very high
Specialists: Safety, Occupational $6,935growth moderate, openings moderate
Speech Therapists (see Speech-Language Pathologists) $6,800growth strong, openings low
Speech-Language Pathologists $6,800growth strong, openings low
Stenographer, Medical (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,021growth robust, openings low
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,222growth robust, openings high
Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,637growth robust, openings very high
Surgeons n/an/a
Surgeons, Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgeons, Oral and Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgical Technologists $4,370growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Teachers: Health Specialties, Postsecondary $6,053growth low, openings low
Teachers: Nursing, Postsecondary $7,173growth low, openings low
Technical Workers: Healthcare , All Other $4,888growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Cardiovascular $6,316growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Clinical Laboratory $4,087growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Dental Laboratory $4,515growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Dietetic n/agrowth strong, openings low
Technicians, Emergency Medical $3,869growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Health Information $3,513growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $4,087growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Medical Appliance n/agrowth robust, openings low
Technicians, Medical Records $3,513growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Occupational Health and Safety $5,753growth strong, openings low
Technicians, Ophthalmic Laboratory n/an/a
Technicians, Pharmacy $3,332growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Psychiatric $3,073growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Radiologic $5,739growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Records, Medical $3,513growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Respiratory Therapy n/an/a
Technicians: Health, All Other $4,338growth robust, openings high
Technicians: Safety, Occupational $5,753growth strong, openings low
Technologists, Cardiovascular $6,316growth robust, openings low
Technologists, Clinical Laboratory $5,590growth robust, openings moderate
Technologists, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $5,590growth robust, openings moderate
Technologists, Nuclear Medicine $6,828growth robust, openings low
Technologists, Radiologic $5,739growth robust, openings high
Technologists, Surgical $4,370growth robust, openings low
Technologists: Health, All Other $4,338growth robust, openings high
Therapist Aides, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Aides, Physical $3,223growth robust, openings low
Therapist Assistants, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Assistants, Physical $5,127growth robust, openings low
Therapists, All Other $10,006growth robust, openings low
Therapists, Family $4,990n/a
Therapists, Marriage and Family $4,990n/a
Therapists, Massage $7,023growth robust, openings moderate
Therapists, Occupational $6,311growth strong, openings low
Therapists, Physical $8,029growth robust, openings high
Therapists, Radiation n/agrowth strong, openings low
Therapists, Recreational n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Therapists, Respiratory $5,748growth strong, openings low
Therapy Technicians, Respiratory n/an/a
Trainers, Athletic n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Transcriptionists, Medical $3,021growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Ultrasound Technologists (see Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) $6,895growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Vocational Nurses, Licensed $4,532growth robust, openings very high
Vocational Psychologists (see Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists) $5,669growth moderate, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
X-Ray Technician (see Radiologic Technologists and Technicians) $5,739growth robust, openings high