Pediatricians, General (29-1065)

Occupation description:  Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent children's diseases and injuries.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 4958 18.41 12
United States 34,80038,400 10.3360 9401,290

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 88.5840.7563.39 81.24**
Alaska 129.5873.49* ***

* 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
6722 32.874.0 50.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 6
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

Training Resources

 Degree
Multimed   (Anchorage)
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) PALS Program Refresher Course