Internists, General (29-1063)

Occupation description:  Physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs. Subspecialists, such as cardiologists and gastroenterologists, are included in Physicians and Surgeons, All Other (29-1069).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 96114 18.82 35
United States 54,30059,400 9.4510 1,4601,970

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 97.0428.8957.57 94.42**
Alaska 107.0964.6171.43 ***
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 106.8359.3370.44 ***

* 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
15057 38.054.7 47.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation18
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 184
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 26.3

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