Family and General Practitioners (29-1062)
Occupation description: Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2010 estimate||2020 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
|Wage by Percentile|
|Anchorage/Mat-Su Area (MSA)||70.15||89.94||109.73||27.53||(1)||(1)|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough (MSA)||63.99||99.05||134.11||58.29||(1)||(1)|
|Balance of State||82.12||110.38||138.64||64.04||(1)||(1)|
(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $90, or an annual wage greater than $187,200.
Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2011 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||89|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||58|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||22|
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||64|
|Number of job position postings||263|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||0.2|
- Physician and Surgeon: 3,193 licensed View licensing requirements
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|