Surgeons (29-1067)

Occupation description:  Physicians who treat diseases, injuries, and deformities by invasive, minimally-invasive, or non-invasive surgical methods, such as using instruments, appliances, or by manual manipulation. Excludes Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (29-1022).

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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 46,00055,100 19.8910 1,2402,150

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 119.0053.57* ***
Alaska *** ***
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area *** ***

* 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
3521 60.062.5 50.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 2
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.3

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