Alaska Health Care Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Aides, Home Care $2,412growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Home Health $2,253growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Nursing $2,953growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Aides, Personal Care $2,412growth robust, openings very high
Aides, Pharmacy $3,369growth robust, openings low
Aides, Physical Therapist $2,991growth robust, openings low
Aides, Psychiatric $3,193growth strong, openings moderate
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Appliance Technicians, Medical n/agrowth robust, openings low
Assistants, Dental $3,611growth robust, openings very high
Assistants, Human and Social Service $3,121growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Medical $3,301growth robust, openings very high
Assistants, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Assistants, Physical Therapist $5,313growth robust, openings low
Assistants, Physician $8,585growth robust, openings high
Assistants, Social Service $3,121growth strong, openings very high
Athletic Trainers n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Attendants, Nursing $2,953growth robust, openings very high
Audiologists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,058growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $6,143growth robust, openings low
Certified Nursing Assistant (see Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $2,953growth robust, openings very high
Chiropractors $12,741growth robust, openings low
Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,557growth robust, openings high
Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,454growth robust, openings high
Clinical Psychologists $5,438growth strong, openings low
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $5,438growth strong, openings low
CNA (Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $2,953growth robust, openings very high
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,897growth strong, openings very high
Counseling Psychologists $5,438growth strong, openings low
Counselors, Behavioral Disorder $4,058growth robust, openings high
Counselors, Mental Health $4,753growth robust, openings high
Counselors, Substance Abuse $4,058growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Dental Assistants $3,611growth robust, openings very high
Dental Hygienists $6,125growth robust, openings very high
Dental Laboratory Technicians $4,373growth robust, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/an/a
Dentists, General $17,388growth robust, openings low
Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Dentists, Orthodontist n/an/a
Dentists, Prosthodontists n/an/a
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $6,700growth robust, openings low
Dietetic Technicians $3,207growth robust, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $5,205growth robust, openings low
Dispensing Opticians $3,679growth robust, openings moderate
Drug Counselor (see Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors) $4,058growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Educators, Health $4,718growth robust, openings moderate
EKG Technician (see Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians) $6,143growth robust, openings low
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $4,024growth robust, openings high
EMT (Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics) $4,024growth robust, openings high
Epidemiologists n/an/a
Equipment Repairers, Medical $5,793growth robust, openings low
Eye Glass Maker (see Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians) n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Family and General Practitioners $17,274growth robust, openings high
Family Therapists $3,704n/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
General Internists $17,373growth robust, openings low
General Practitioners, Physicians $17,274growth robust, openings high
Genetic Counselors n/an/a
Gynecologists $20,589growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Health Aides, Home $2,253growth robust, openings very high
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $6,087growth robust, openings moderate
Health Educators $4,718growth robust, openings moderate
Health Information Technicians $3,516growth robust, openings high
Health Services Managers $9,330growth robust, openings very high
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth robust, openings low
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $4,237growth robust, openings high
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $4,815growth robust, openings high
Healthcare Social Workers $3,955growth robust, openings high
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $3,235growth robust, openings very high
Healthcare Technical Workers, All Other $4,815growth robust, openings high
Hearing Aid Specialists n/an/a
Home Care Aides $2,412growth robust, openings very high
Home Health Aides $2,253growth robust, openings very high
Human Service Assistants $3,121growth strong, openings very high
Hygienists, Dental $6,125growth robust, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Instructors: Nursing, Postsecondary $6,503growth robust, openings low
Internists, General $17,373growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Laboratory Technicians, Clinical $4,557growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Dental $4,373growth robust, openings low
Laboratory Technicians, Medical and Clinical $4,557growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Ophthalmic n/an/a
Laboratory Technologists, Clinical $5,454growth robust, openings high
Laboratory Technologists, Medical and Clinical $5,454growth robust, openings high
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,501growth robust, openings very high
LPN (Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses) $4,501growth robust, openings very high
LPN- Licensed Practical Nurses $4,501growth robust, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Managers, Health Services $9,330growth robust, openings very high
Managers, Medical Services $9,330growth robust, openings very high
Marriage and Family Therapists $3,704n/a
Massage Therapists $7,375growth robust, openings high
Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,557growth robust, openings high
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,454growth robust, openings high
Medical and Health Services Managers $9,330growth robust, openings very high
Medical Appliance Technicians n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Assistants $3,301growth robust, openings very high
Medical Equipment Preparers $3,412growth robust, openings low
Medical Equipment Repairers $5,793growth robust, openings low
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $3,516growth robust, openings high
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Secretaries $3,097growth robust, openings high
Medical Stenographer (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,248growth strong, openings low
Medical Technicians, Appliance n/agrowth robust, openings low
Medical Transcriptionists $3,248growth strong, openings low
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,600growth robust, openings very high
Mental Health Counselors $4,753growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Nuclear Medicine Technologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Nurse Anesthetists $12,497n/a
Nurse Midwives $7,970growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $9,317growth robust, openings moderate
Nurses, Licensed Practical $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Licensed Vocational $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, LPN $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Practical, Licensed $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Registered $6,970growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, RN $6,970growth robust, openings very high
Nurses, Vocational, Licensed $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Nursing Assistants $2,953growth robust, openings very high
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $6,503growth robust, openings low
Nursing Supervisor $6,970growth robust, openings very high
Nursing, Attendants $2,953growth robust, openings very high
Nursing, Orderlies $2,580growth robust, openings low
Nutritionists and Dietitians $5,205growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
OB/GYN (see Obstetricians and Gynecologists) $20,589growth robust, openings low
Obstetricians and Gynecologists $20,589growth robust, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $6,143growth low, openings moderate
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $5,501growth low, openings low
Occupational Therapists $6,701growth robust, openings moderate
Occupational Therapy Aides n/an/a
Occupational Therapy Assistants n/an/a
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians n/an/a
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $3,900n/a
Opticians, Dispensing $3,679growth robust, openings moderate
Optometrists $14,734growth robust, openings low
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Oral Hygienists (see Dental Hygienists) $6,125growth robust, openings very high
Orderlies $2,580growth robust, openings low
Orderlies, Nursing $2,580growth robust, openings low
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Paramedics $4,024growth robust, openings high
Pathologists, Speech-Language $6,658growth strong, openings moderate
Pediatricians, General $16,204growth robust, openings low
Personal Care Aides $2,412growth robust, openings very high
Pharmacists $11,086growth robust, openings high
Pharmacy Aides $3,369growth robust, openings low
Pharmacy Technicians $3,293growth robust, openings high
Phlebotomists $3,350growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Aides $2,991growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapist Assistants $5,313growth robust, openings low
Physical Therapists $8,067growth robust, openings high
Physician Assistants $8,585growth robust, openings high
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $14,226growth robust, openings moderate
Physicians, Family and General Practitioners $17,274growth robust, openings high
Physicians, General Practitioners $17,274growth robust, openings high
Physicians, Gynecology $20,589growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Obstetrics and Gynecology $20,589growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Optometry $14,734growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Psychiatrists $17,723growth robust, openings low
Physicians: Internists, General $17,373growth robust, openings low
Physicians: Pediatricians, General $16,204growth robust, openings low
Podiatrists n/an/a
Preparers, Medical Equipment $3,412growth robust, openings low
Prosthetists and Orthotists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Psychiatric Aides $3,193growth strong, openings moderate
Psychiatric Technicians $3,278growth robust, openings high
Psychiatrists $17,723growth robust, openings low
Psychologists, Clinical and Counseling $5,438growth strong, openings low
Psychologists, School $5,438growth strong, openings low
Public Health Nurse (see Registered Nurses) $6,970growth robust, openings very high
Public Health Social Workers $3,955growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Radiation Therapists n/an/a
Radiologic Technologists $5,743growth robust, openings high
Recreational Therapists n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Registered Nurses $6,970growth robust, openings very high
Repairers, Medical Equipment $5,793growth robust, openings low
Respiratory Therapists $5,733growth robust, openings moderate
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
RN (Registered Nurse) $6,970growth robust, openings very high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Safety Specialists, Occupational $6,143growth low, openings moderate
Safety Technicians, Occupational $5,501growth low, openings low
School Psychologists $5,438growth strong, openings low
Scientists: Medical, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth robust, openings low
Secretaries, Medical $3,097growth robust, openings high
Social and Human Service Assistants $3,121growth strong, openings very high
Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,897growth strong, openings very high
Social Workers, Medical and Public Health $3,955growth robust, openings high
Social Workers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse $3,600growth robust, openings very high
Social Workers, Public Health $3,955growth robust, openings high
Social Workers, Substance Abuse $3,600growth robust, openings very high
Sonographers, Diagnostic Medical $6,700growth robust, openings low
Specialists, Community and Social Service, All Other $3,897growth strong, openings very high
Specialists, Occupational Health and Safety $6,143growth low, openings moderate
Specialists, Social Service, All Other $3,897growth strong, openings very high
Specialists: Safety, Occupational $6,143growth low, openings moderate
Speech Therapists (see Speech-Language Pathologists) $6,658growth strong, openings moderate
Speech-Language Pathologists $6,658growth strong, openings moderate
Stenographer, Medical (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,248growth strong, openings low
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,058growth robust, openings high
Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,600growth robust, openings very high
Surgeons n/an/a
Surgeons, Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgeons, Oral and Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgical Technologists $4,394growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Teachers: Health Specialties, Postsecondary n/agrowth robust, openings low
Teachers: Nursing, Postsecondary $6,503growth robust, openings low
Technical Workers: Healthcare , All Other $4,815growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Cardiovascular $6,143growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Clinical Laboratory $4,557growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Dental Laboratory $4,373growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Dietetic $3,207growth robust, openings low
Technicians, Emergency Medical $4,024growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Health Information $3,516growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $4,557growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Medical Appliance n/agrowth robust, openings low
Technicians, Medical Records $3,516growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Occupational Health and Safety $5,501growth low, openings low
Technicians, Ophthalmic Laboratory n/an/a
Technicians, Pharmacy $3,293growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Psychiatric $3,278growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Radiologic $5,743growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Records, Medical $3,516growth robust, openings high
Technicians, Respiratory Therapy n/an/a
Technicians: Health, All Other $4,237growth robust, openings high
Technicians: Safety, Occupational $5,501growth low, openings low
Technologists, Cardiovascular $6,143growth robust, openings low
Technologists, Clinical Laboratory $5,454growth robust, openings high
Technologists, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $5,454growth robust, openings high
Technologists, Nuclear Medicine n/agrowth robust, openings low
Technologists, Radiologic $5,743growth robust, openings high
Technologists, Surgical $4,394growth robust, openings low
Technologists: Health, All Other $4,237growth robust, openings high
Therapist Aides, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Aides, Physical $2,991growth robust, openings low
Therapist Assistants, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Assistants, Physical $5,313growth robust, openings low
Therapists, All Other n/agrowth robust, openings low
Therapists, Family $3,704n/a
Therapists, Marriage and Family $3,704n/a
Therapists, Massage $7,375growth robust, openings high
Therapists, Occupational $6,701growth robust, openings moderate
Therapists, Physical $8,067growth robust, openings high
Therapists, Radiation n/an/a
Therapists, Recreational n/agrowth robust, openings moderate
Therapists, Respiratory $5,733growth robust, openings moderate
Therapy Technicians, Respiratory n/an/a
Trainers, Athletic n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Transcriptionists, Medical $3,248growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Ultrasound Technologists (see Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) $6,700growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Vocational Nurses, Licensed $4,501growth robust, openings very high
Vocational Psychologists (see Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists) $5,438growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
X-Ray Technician (see Radiologic Technologists and Technicians) $5,743growth robust, openings high