Medical and Health Services Managers (11-9111)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 883996 12.811 2435
United States 333,000389,300 16.95,630 8,42014,050

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 52.5827.3935.44 46.4161.0782.81
Alaska 58.4329.1837.42 48.2867.72*
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 63.0828.6435.83 47.6277.17*
Fairbanks North Star Borough 48.1928.9639.14 46.9357.1367.29
Southeast Region 51.5529.2737.94 48.8162.3677.16
Balance of State 59.1730.7842.08 54.2272.1489.52

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


Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
98387 8.962.5 48.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation194
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation137
UI claimants previously working in occupation40
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 375
Number of job position postings 93
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.0

Alaska Licensing Information


Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Pacific University   (Anchorage)
Health Services Administration MBA

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Health Care Administration BS

 Degree
Conscious Solutions   (Anchorage)
Change & Time Management

 Degree
Nu-Solutions Consulting   (Anchorage)
Advanced Primavera P6, Fundamentals Professional Client, Course 106-P Certificate
Advanced Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-201 Certificate
Essentials of HD Performance HD P101
Essentials of Project Modeling and Estimating, Class E-101 Certificate
Managing Risk in Primavera Risk Analysis, Course 501
Migrating from P3 to Primavera P6
Oracle Primavera Contract Management, Course 201 Certificate
Primavera P6 Advanced
Primavera P6 Analytics 11g
Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel15 (P6 Web), Course 101 Certificate
Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals, Course 102 Certificate
Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g
Primavera P6, Application Administration 15, Course 106-A Certificate
Project Management in Oracle Primavera Contractor, Course 700
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera P6, Course 106-R Certificate
Resource Management in Oracle Primavera Web Access, Course 107 Certificate

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Health Sciences Bac
Public Health Practice Mas

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay   (Dillingham)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chukchi   (Kotzebue)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Alaska   (Fairbanks)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Kuskokwim   (Bethel)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Northwest   (Nome)
Community Health AAS
Community Health CT2

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Health Science AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Health Science AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Health Info Mgt Coding Spec CT2
Health Information Mgt AAS
Health Information Mgt CT2
Health Science AAS
Healthcare Privacy & Security CT2