Alaska Health Care Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Aides, Home Care $2,572growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Home Health $2,513growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Nursing $3,108growth strong, openings very high
Aides, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Aides, Personal Care $2,572growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Pharmacy $3,391growth robust, openings low
Aides, Physical Therapist $3,064growth robust, openings low
Aides, Psychiatric $3,458growth strong, openings moderate
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Appliance Technicians, Medical n/agrowth robust, openings low
Assistants, Dental $3,713growth robust, openings very high
Assistants, Human and Social Service $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Medical $3,233growth robust, openings very high
Assistants, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Assistants, Physical Therapist $5,310growth robust, openings low
Assistants, Physician $9,217growth robust, openings high
Assistants, Social Service $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Athletic Trainers n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Attendants, Nursing $3,108growth strong, openings very high
Audiologists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,178growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $6,546growth robust, openings low
Certified Nursing Assistant (see Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $3,108growth strong, openings very high
Chiropractors $11,558growth robust, openings low
Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,051growth robust, openings high
Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,803growth robust, openings moderate
Clinical Psychologists $6,164growth moderate, openings low
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $6,164growth moderate, openings low
CNA (Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $3,108growth strong, openings very high
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,974growth strong, openings very high
Community Health Aides $6,751growth robust, openings low
Community Health Practitioners $6,751growth robust, openings low
Counseling Psychologists $6,164growth moderate, openings low
Counselors, Behavioral Disorder $4,178growth robust, openings high
Counselors, Mental Health $5,016growth robust, openings high
Counselors, Substance Abuse $4,178growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Dental Assistants $3,713growth robust, openings very high
Dental Hygienists $7,036growth robust, openings high
Dental Laboratory Technicians $3,992growth robust, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/an/a
Dentists, General $18,093growth robust, openings low
Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Dentists, Orthodontist n/an/a
Dentists, Prosthodontists n/an/a
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $6,570growth robust, openings low
Dietetic Technicians n/agrowth strong, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $5,647growth strong, openings low
Dispensing Opticians $3,653growth robust, openings moderate
Drug Counselor (see Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors) $4,178growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Educators, Health $5,008growth strong, openings low
EKG Technician (see Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians) $6,546growth robust, openings low
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $4,500growth strong, openings high
EMT (Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics) $4,500growth strong, openings high
Epidemiologists n/an/a
Equipment Repairers, Medical $5,498growth strong, openings low
Eye Glass Maker (see Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians) n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Family and General Practitioners $19,633growth robust, openings high
Family Therapists $5,097n/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
General Internists $17,923growth strong, openings low
General Practitioners, Physicians $19,633growth robust, openings high
Genetic Counselors n/an/a
Gynecologists $18,457growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Health Aides, Community $6,751growth robust, openings low
Health Aides, Home $2,513growth robust, openings very high
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $6,751growth robust, openings low
Health Educators $5,008growth strong, openings low
Health Information Technicians $4,337growth robust, openings high
Health Practitioners, Community $6,751growth robust, openings low
Health Services Managers $9,956growth strong, openings very high
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $6,203growth low, openings low
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $4,423growth robust, openings high
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $4,996growth strong, openings high
Healthcare Social Workers $4,741growth strong, openings moderate
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $3,567growth robust, openings very high
Healthcare Technical Workers, All Other $4,996growth strong, openings high
Hearing Aid Specialists n/an/a
Home Care Aides $2,572growth robust, openings very high
Home Health Aides $2,513growth robust, openings very high
Human Service Assistants $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Hygienists, Dental $7,036growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Instructors: Nursing, Postsecondary $6,799growth low, openings low
Internists, General $17,923growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Laboratory Technicians, Clinical $4,051growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Dental $3,992growth robust, openings low
Laboratory Technicians, Medical and Clinical $4,051growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Ophthalmic n/an/a
Laboratory Technologists, Clinical $5,803growth robust, openings moderate
Laboratory Technologists, Medical and Clinical $5,803growth robust, openings moderate
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,533growth robust, openings very high
LPN (Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses) $4,533growth robust, openings very high
LPN- Licensed Practical Nurses $4,533growth robust, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Managers, Health Services $9,956growth strong, openings very high
Managers, Medical Services $9,956growth strong, openings very high
Marriage and Family Therapists $5,097n/a
Massage Therapists $7,013growth robust, openings moderate
Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,051growth robust, openings high
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,803growth robust, openings moderate
Medical and Health Services Managers $9,956growth strong, openings very high
Medical Appliance Technicians n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Assistants $3,233growth robust, openings very high
Medical Equipment Preparers $3,543growth strong, openings low
Medical Equipment Repairers $5,498growth strong, openings low
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $4,337growth robust, openings high
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Secretaries $3,128growth robust, openings high
Medical Stenographer (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,049growth robust, openings low
Medical Technicians, Appliance n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Transcriptionists $3,049growth robust, openings low
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,773growth robust, openings very high
Mental Health Counselors $5,016growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Nuclear Medicine Technologists $6,745growth robust, openings low
Nurse Anesthetists $12,561n/a
Nurse Midwives $8,422growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $9,757growth robust, openings moderate
Nurses, Licensed Practical $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Licensed Vocational $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, LPN $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Practical, Licensed $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Registered $7,376growth strong, openings very high
Nurses, RN $7,376growth strong, openings very high
Nurses, Vocational, Licensed $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Nursing Assistants $3,108growth strong, openings very high
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $6,799growth low, openings low
Nursing Supervisor $7,376growth strong, openings very high
Nursing, Attendants $3,108growth strong, openings very high
Nursing, Orderlies $2,736growth robust, openings low
Nutritionists and Dietitians $5,647growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
OB/GYN (see Obstetricians and Gynecologists) $18,457growth robust, openings low
Obstetricians and Gynecologists $18,457growth robust, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $7,208growth moderate, openings moderate
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $5,515growth strong, openings low
Occupational Therapists $6,764growth strong, openings low
Occupational Therapy Aides n/an/a
Occupational Therapy Assistants n/an/a
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians n/an/a
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $3,372growth robust, openings low
Opticians, Dispensing $3,653growth robust, openings moderate
Optometrists $15,068growth robust, openings low
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Oral Hygienists (see Dental Hygienists) $7,036growth robust, openings high
Orderlies $2,736growth robust, openings low
Orderlies, Nursing $2,736growth robust, openings low
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Paramedics $4,500growth strong, openings high
Pathologists, Speech-Language $7,358growth strong, openings low
Pediatricians, General $15,688growth robust, openings low
Personal Care Aides $2,572growth robust, openings very high
Pharmacists $11,576growth strong, openings high
Pharmacy Aides $3,391growth robust, openings low
Pharmacy Technicians $3,290growth strong, openings high
Phlebotomists $3,145growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Aides $3,064growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Assistants $5,310growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapists $8,380growth robust, openings high
Physician Assistants $9,217growth robust, openings high
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $14,706growth robust, openings moderate
Physicians, Family and General Practitioners $19,633growth robust, openings high
Physicians, General Practitioners $19,633growth robust, openings high
Physicians, Gynecology $18,457growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Obstetrics and Gynecology $18,457growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Optometry $15,068growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Psychiatrists $19,511growth robust, openings low
Physicians: Internists, General $17,923growth strong, openings low
Physicians: Pediatricians, General $15,688growth robust, openings low
Podiatrists n/an/a
Preparers, Medical Equipment $3,543growth strong, openings low
Prosthetists and Orthotists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Psychiatric Aides $3,458growth strong, openings moderate
Psychiatric Technicians $3,132growth strong, openings high
Psychiatrists $19,511growth robust, openings low
Psychologists, Clinical and Counseling $6,164growth moderate, openings low
Psychologists, School $6,164growth moderate, openings low
Public Health Nurse (see Registered Nurses) $7,376growth strong, openings very high
Public Health Social Workers $4,741growth strong, openings moderate
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Radiation Therapists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Radiologic Technologists $5,823growth robust, openings high
Recreational Therapists n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Registered Nurses $7,376growth strong, openings very high
Repairers, Medical Equipment $5,498growth strong, openings low
Respiratory Therapists $5,913growth strong, openings low
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
RN (Registered Nurse) $7,376growth strong, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Safety Specialists, Occupational $7,208growth moderate, openings moderate
Safety Technicians, Occupational $5,515growth strong, openings low
School Psychologists $6,164growth moderate, openings low
Scientists: Medical, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Secretaries, Medical $3,128growth robust, openings high
Social and Human Service Assistants $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,974growth strong, openings very high
Social Workers, Medical and Public Health $4,741growth strong, openings moderate
Social Workers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse $3,773growth robust, openings very high
Social Workers, Public Health $4,741growth strong, openings moderate
Social Workers, Substance Abuse $3,773growth robust, openings very high
Sonographers, Diagnostic Medical $6,570growth robust, openings low
Specialists, Community and Social Service, All Other $3,974growth strong, openings very high
Specialists, Occupational Health and Safety $7,208growth moderate, openings moderate
Specialists, Social Service, All Other $3,974growth strong, openings very high
Specialists: Safety, Occupational $7,208growth moderate, openings moderate
Speech Therapists (see Speech-Language Pathologists) $7,358growth strong, openings low
Speech-Language Pathologists $7,358growth strong, openings low
Stenographer, Medical (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,049growth robust, openings low
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,178growth robust, openings high
Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,773growth robust, openings very high
Surgeons n/an/a
Surgeons, Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgeons, Oral and Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgical Technologists $4,411growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Teachers: Health Specialties, Postsecondary $6,203growth low, openings low
Teachers: Nursing, Postsecondary $6,799growth low, openings low
Technical Workers: Healthcare , All Other $4,996growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Cardiovascular $6,546growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Clinical Laboratory $4,051growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Dental Laboratory $3,992growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Dietetic n/agrowth strong, openings low
Technicians, Emergency Medical $4,500growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Health Information $4,337growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $4,051growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Medical Appliance n/agrowth robust, openings low
Technicians, Medical Records $4,337growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Occupational Health and Safety $5,515growth strong, openings low
Technicians, Ophthalmic Laboratory n/an/a
Technicians, Pharmacy $3,290growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Psychiatric $3,132growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Radiologic $5,823growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Records, Medical $4,337growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Respiratory Therapy n/an/a
Technicians: Health, All Other $4,423growth robust, openings high
Technicians: Safety, Occupational $5,515growth strong, openings low
Technologists, Cardiovascular $6,546growth robust, openings low
Technologists, Clinical Laboratory $5,803growth robust, openings moderate
Technologists, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $5,803growth robust, openings moderate
Technologists, Nuclear Medicine $6,745growth robust, openings low
Technologists, Radiologic $5,823growth robust, openings high
Technologists, Surgical $4,411growth robust, openings low
Technologists: Health, All Other $4,423growth robust, openings high
Therapist Aides, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Aides, Physical $3,064growth robust, openings low
Therapist Assistants, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Assistants, Physical $5,310growth robust, openings low
Therapists, All Other $9,223growth robust, openings low
Therapists, Family $5,097n/a
Therapists, Marriage and Family $5,097n/a
Therapists, Massage $7,013growth robust, openings moderate
Therapists, Occupational $6,764growth strong, openings low
Therapists, Physical $8,380growth robust, openings high
Therapists, Radiation n/agrowth strong, openings low
Therapists, Recreational n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Therapists, Respiratory $5,913growth strong, openings low
Therapy Technicians, Respiratory n/an/a
Trainers, Athletic n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Transcriptionists, Medical $3,049growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Ultrasound Technologists (see Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) $6,570growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Vocational Nurses, Licensed $4,533growth robust, openings very high
Vocational Psychologists (see Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists) $6,164growth moderate, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
X-Ray Technician (see Radiologic Technologists and Technicians) $5,823growth robust, openings high