Anesthesiologists (29-1061)

Occupation description:  Physicians who administer anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery, or other medical procedures.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 2529 16.00 11
United States 33,70040,800 21.0710 9101,610

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 124.0968.55* ***
Alaska *** ***

* 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
4018 45.036.0 36.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation0
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 4
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Alaska Licensing Information

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

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Internship/Residency