Epidemiologists (19-1041)

Occupation description:  Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 5,8006,100 6.340 180220

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 37.3722.5327.30 34.0543.1955.05

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
263 11.541.7 37.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 7
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.2

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

Education: Master's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Lead Abatement Supervisor / 059
Lead Inspector Refresher / 061
Lead Risk Assessor Refresher / 062